Lawrence, Hattie scrapbook, 1974 | Amistad Research Center
Scope and Contents: This scrapbook of photographs and news clippings commemorates the 1974 retirement celebration of Hattie Hamilton Lawrence, a school teacher for 48 years in the Orleans Parish School System. Lawrence received her BA from Xavier University of Louisiana and her MA from Columbia University. She began her teaching career in 1926, and taught at J.W. Johnson and J.A. Craig Elementary schools and at McDonogh No. 41 and A.J. Bell Jr. High schools.