FARMER, HALLIE, 1891-1960

High school teacher, college professor, dean. Born– August 13, 1891, Anderson, Ind. Parents– Edgar William and Elizabeth Modlia Farmer. Education– Terre Haute Normal School (Indiana State University), B.S., 1917; University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1922; Ph.D., 1927; Iowa Wesleyan College, honorary LL.D. Taught public school in Madison County, Muncie and Crawfordsville, Ind.; Ball Teachers College, 1917-1927; Alabama State College for Women, 1927-1956, serving as head of the History Department, later Dean of Social Science Division. Member of AAUW and served as national first vice president; Montevallo Town Council, 1937-1945. Named Distinguished Alumni of Indiana State Teachers College, 1958; elected to Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame; Student Union Building, University of Montevallo, named for her.

Source:

Carolyn H. Edwards’ Hallie Farmer, Crusader for Legislative Reform. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1979.

Publication(s):

The Legislative Process in Alabama. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1944-1947.

Editor:

War Comes to Alabama. University, Ala.; Bureau of Public Administration, University of Alabama, 1943.