BROOKS, BESSIE ATKINS,1882-1964.

Biography:

Social worker. Born–¬†August 4,¬†1882, Springville, Tenn. Parents– Henry Eugene Atkins. Married– Eugene Clifton Brooks, March 24, 1899. Children– Two. Education– Attended the University of Alabama and Tulane University. Was with the Jefferson County Department of Public Welfare from its beginning in 1921 to 1953. Served as president of the North Alabama chapter of the American Association of Social Workers; member, Jefferson County Social Workers Club. Died September 20, 1964.

Source:

Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.

Publication(s):

A Half Century of Progress in Family Welfare Work in Jefferson County. Birmingham, Ala.; Roberts, 1936.