Inventory of the Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews Papers, 1972 - 1983
|Abstract:||Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews (1914-2010), an Avery Normal Institute graduate, taught public school in Charleston County, South Carolina and Buffalo, New York. For her performance in the Buffalo Public School System, Jenkins-Andrews received an Oustanding Teachers of America award in 1972 and was nominated for National Teacher of the Year in 1974.|
|The collection contains materials related to Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews' teaching career. Includes correspondence regarding award nominations, 1972-1973; materials related to her retirement ceremony and other professional recognition; and clippings regarding her career, post-retirement teaching activities, and community involvement.|
|Title:||Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews Papers, 1972 - 1983|
|Creator:||Jenkins-Andrews, Fredricka Celestine, 1914-2010.|
|Repository:||Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston|
|Call Number:||AMN 9003v|
|Language of Material:||Material in English|
|Extent:||0.1 linear feet
Fredricka Jenkins was born January 4, 1914, in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The eldest of seven children, she grew up in Charleston and graduated from the Avery Normal Institute in 1931 with a first place honor in Pedagogy and class rank of Salutatorian. She immediately began teaching in Charleston County public schools.
In 1946, Fredricka Jenkins married Richard N. Andrews and moved to Buffalo, New York. Initially, she did not teach there, but participated in a number of community organizations until she enrolled at Buffalo State College. There, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 1963, and numerous academic awards. She continued her education there and in 1969 received a Master of Science degree in Elementary Education with permanent Certification in Elementary Supervision. From September 1963 to June 1979, she taught at School #53 in the Buffalo Public School System. For her teaching performance, Jenkins-Andrews received an Oustanding Teachers of America award in 1972 and was nominated for National Teacher of the Year in 1974.
Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews retired from the Buffalo Public School System in 1979. She died in 2010.
The collection contains materials related to Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews' teaching career. Includes correspondence regarding award nominations, 1972-1973; materials related to her retirement ceremony and other professional recognition; and clippings regarding her career, post-retirement teaching activities, and community involvement.
1. Awards, Retirement, and Clippings
- African American teachers -- New York -- Buffalo.
- Avery Normal Institute -- Alumni and alumnae.
- Jenkins-Andrews, Fredricka Celestine, 1914-2010.
- Teachers -- New York -- Buffalo.
- Women teachers -- New York -- Buffalo.
Detailed Description of the Collection
1. Awards, Retirement, and Clippings, 1972-1983.
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[Identification of item], Fredricka Jenkins-Andrews Papers, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA.
Processed by Jessica Farrell, January 2010
Encoded by Jessica Farrell, January 2010
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