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From the Collection of Lovelle Fouse- Jenkins

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3278986922311083-Lovelle_Fouse-Jenkins,center-seated.Les_Fidelis_Social_Club.Hooks_Bros.photograph_1945.jpg; 3530906863553931-Lovelle Fouse Jenkins-bridesmaid.jpg; 1143295620458419-Lemoyne Freshmen class 1941 includes Benjamin Hooks back row right.jpg

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Three images featuring Memphis educator Lovelle Fouse-Jenkins. The first image of Lovelle features her sitting with a group of young women.; The second image is from the wedding of Lovelle Fouse-Jenkins and Ernest Jenkins.; The last image features Lovelle Fouse-Jenkins with her class at LeMoyne College. There are several people in the image that are identified in this image.; Mrs. Lovelle Fouse-Jenkins was a librarian and teacher. She attended Greenwood Elementary School, which later became Hamilton High School, in the 1930s. She graduated from Booker T. Washington in 1941. Mrs. Fouse-Jenkins attended and graduated from LeMoyne College in 1945 with a degree in Library Science. She wrote her thesis on developing a book reading/book mobile project for the children in Lemoyne Gardens Housing project. A copy of her thesis is in special collections at the University of Memphis. Her first teaching positions was in Capleville, Tennessee at E.A. Harrold. She later originated the library at Ford Road School. She retired from Ford Road in 1988.

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Digital Image (c) 2011 Earnestine Jenkins Collection of African American-African Diaspora Photographs. All rights reserved. No unauthorized duplication or transmission permitted. Contact the rights holder: Arts & Visual Cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora, Department of Art, University of Memphis.

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Teachers --Tennessee -- Memphis

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