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Bryn Mawr in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry

 
 
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry Marker
Inscription. A pioneering liberal arts school for working women was held here on the campus of Bryn Mawr College, 1921-1938. Led by Hilda Worthington Smith, it graduated over 1,700 students from diverse racial, ethnic and geographic backgrounds; some became community, labor union, and public leaders. The school served as a model for workers' and labor education programs at colleges and universities across the nation.
 
Erected 2001 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.443′ N, 75° 18.838′ W. Marker is in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Morris Ave and Yarrow Street on Morris Ave. Click for map. The marker is at the entrance to the College. Marker is in this post office area: Bryn Mawr PA 19010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Baldwin School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodrow Wilson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harriton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Joushua Humphrey (approx. 2 miles away); Old Haverford Friends Meeting (approx. 2.3 miles away); Radnor Meeting House
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry Marker
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Radnor Friends Meeting House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gulph Mills Village (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bryn Mawr.
 
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Bryn Mawr College entrance gate image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
3. Bryn Mawr College entrance gate
Bryn Mawr College buildings image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
4. Bryn Mawr College buildings
Bryn Mawr College map image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
5. Bryn Mawr College map
Bryn Mawr College-Benham Gateway-Admissions building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
6. Bryn Mawr College-Benham Gateway-Admissions building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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