Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

Title

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

Subject

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

Description

Sadie Alexander, one of the first African American women in the nation to earn her PhD (in 1921 from the University of Pennsylvania), became assistant City Solicitor in Philadelphia. Her successful, educated family exemplifies the "Old Philadelphians"--African American families who predated the wave of migration from the South that began in the 1910s.

Creator

Gilbert and Bacon

Source

University of Pennsylvania Archives

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

circa 1921

Contributor

Margaret Tracy

Rights

Image available through Wikimedia Commons

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

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Citation

Gilbert and Bacon, “Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander,” Goin' North, accessed August 13, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/419.