THOMPSON, HENRIETTA MARY, 1896-1986

Biography:

Educator. Born– April 12, 1896, New Orleans, La. Parents– George P. and Alphonsine (Walz) Thompson. Education– Newcomb College, A.B.; Columbia University, M.A. Taught at Lewisburg College, 1917-1919; University of Georgia, 1919-1922; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1923-1928; University of Alabama after 1928; with South Carolina Extension Service (Winthrop) in summer 1926 and U.S. Bureau of Home Economics (Winthrop) in summer 1928; visiting professor at Teacher’s College, Columbia University summer of 1926; contributed to educational and scientific periodicals. Member American Association of University Women. The School of Home Economics at the University of¬†Alabama established the Henrietta Thompson Fashion Achievement Award in her honor.¬†Died August 1986.

Source:

Who’s Who of American Women, 1968.

Joint_Publication(s):

Clothing for Children. New York; Wiley, 1949.

Papers;

Letters and correspondence of Henrietta Thompson are held by the University of Alabama Libraries.