Women’s Rights, Racial Integration, and Education from 1850–1920

The Case of Sarah Raymond, the First Female Superintendent

Authors: Noraian, M.

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This historical biography examines Sarah Raymond Fitzwilliam's abolitionist roots growing up on a stop of the Underground Railroad, her training at a 'normal school,' her tenure as a teacher, principal and the nation's first city school superintendent (Bloomington, Illinois 1874-1892).

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MONICA NORAIAN is director of the History-Social Sciences Education Program and Director of Student Teaching at Illinois State University, USA.

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'Sarah Raymond was that rare figure who quietly, though powerfully, altered the contours of public schooling at a particularly crucial moment. As the first woman in the country to serve as superintendent of a city school system, she signaled a fundamental shift in how communities understood leadership and leaders. Noraian captures this intriguing story, freshly pieced together from as-yet little tapped sources, revealing an individual we should know.' - Jackie M. Blount, Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, USA

'A gifted storyteller, Monica Cousins Noraian has written an engaging historical biography that illuminates the career of the country's first female superintendent of city schools. Because Sarah Raymond was a woman leader who dared to trouble the status quo, her story provides a model for today's social justice advocates, male or female, who would advance the broader cause of educational equity. The book is a major contribution to the research about women educational leaders, and makes a meaningful contribution to historical understanding of educational leadership in an earlier time.' - Linda L. Lyman, Professor, Illinois State University, USA


Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Noraian, Monica Cousins

    Pages 1-17

  • The Early Years

    Noraian, Monica Cousins

    Pages 19-33

  • The Illinois State Normal University Years

    Noraian, Monica Cousins

    Pages 35-65

  • Teacher and Principal of Bloomington Schools

    Noraian, Monica Cousins

    Pages 67-81

  • Superintendent of Bloomington Schools

    Noraian, Monica Cousins

    Pages 83-111

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women’s Rights, Racial Integration, and Education from 1850–1920
Book Subtitle
The Case of Sarah Raymond, the First Female Superintendent
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Monica Cousins Noraian
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-10144-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230101449
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-61322-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-37774-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 189
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