Hindman Settlement School, Elizabeth Watts Photograph Collection,ca. 1900-1980 (bulk ca. 1910-1970)
- Hindman Settlement School, Elizabeth Watts Photograph Collection,ca. 1900-1980 (bulk ca. 1910-1970)
- Hindman Settlement School
- 559 items
- Students -- Hindman Settlement School
- Schools, settlement -- Hindman Settlement School
- Knott County, Kentucky -- Description and travel
- Knott County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
- Women -- Settlement workers
- Campus life -- Hindman Settlement School
- Knott County, Kentucky -- Community life
- Finding Aid Author
- Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
- Berea College
- Biography / History
- Elizabeth Watts came to Hindman from New York in 1909, intending to stay only one year. Instead, she served successively as teacher, principal, and director for forty-seven years, and was on the School's governing board for thirty years. Most of these photographs were taken by Watts.
- Scope and Content
- These depict Hindman Settlement School and the surrounding area.
- Included are photographs of faculty, staff, and students; buildings; student activities and industries; and the town of Hindman and the surrounding area. An album depicting the creation of the school and the Hindman community is also included.