BAKER, OLA GRACE, 1908-2005


Teacher, counselor, genealogist. Born–July 19, 1908, Lamar County. Parents– Robert Lee and Ethel Cora (Clearman) Baker. Education– Attended Athens College; Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1931; University of Alabama, M.A., 1947.  Taught in Jefferson County, 1928-1943; served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1946-1947; served the University of Alabama as counselor to women, assistant dean of women, foreign student advisor, and coordinator of counselling service, 1947 until her retirement in 1970. Received Algernon Sidney Sullivan Award, 1955. Member of Delta Kappa Gamma and conference chairperson of the Commission on Archives and History, member of bicentennial committees. Died July 26, 2005.


Letter from Ola Grace Baker dated September 28, 1983.


Flowers of the Field. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; s.n., 1974.