Ellen 'Nellie' Scroggins Tocus photograph   Save
Ellen 'Nellie' Scroggins Tocus photograph
Description: Portrait of Ellen 'Nellie' Scroggins Tocus, grandmother of Hallie Q. Brown. Hallie Quinn Brown was the daughter of freed slaves Thomas and Frances Jane who were actively involved with the Underground Railroad. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilberforce University and later became Dean of Women at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Brown helped found the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), was elected Secretary of Education of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1900 and served as the 7th National President of the NACW. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_MSS5_B10F05_C
Subjects: Brown, Hallie Q. (Hallie Quinn), d. 1949; African American Educators; African American women; Wilberforce University; Tuskegee Institute
Places: Tuskegee (Alabama); Wilberforce (Ohio); Greene County (Ohio)