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Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dr. Alice Brown Smith

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
1. Dr. Alice Brown Smith Marker
Inscription.  Dr. Alice Brown Smith began her career in the Grambling College teacher education program in 1957, after serving as a Jeanes Supervisor for over ten years in Mississippi, a special class of Black educators in the South. At Grambling, she specialized in several education fields & served as GSU's first director of the federal Teacher Corps program. She retired as a full professor. In 2004, the Teacher Education Program celebrated its opening of the Alice B. Smith Praxis Preparation Laboratory. She was a dedicated teacher and church leader, and she produced inspiring weekly "Grambling News” columns in the Ruston Leader during the 1960s and 70s and produced columns for the Monroe Dispatch for forty-five years, along with serving as the Dispatch Editor-Teacher at Grambling College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationWomen.
 
Location. 32° 32.276′ N, 92° 42.823′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (Highway
Dr. Alice Brown Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
2. Dr. Alice Brown Smith Marker
149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Earl Lester Cole (here, next to this marker); Dr. Leon Whittaker (here, next to this marker); Arthur D. Smith, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Vernell J. Delafosse (here, next to this marker); Dr. Joseph Johnson (here, next to this marker); Siscro McCarty (here, next to this marker); Thomas Morehead (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Dyer (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
 
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
 
Dr. Alice Brown Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
3. Dr. Alice Brown Smith Marker
The Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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