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Corinthian Nutter

(1906-2004)

  • Left Texas home at age 15 to pursue education in North
  • Sacrificed teaching position to protest segregation at school where she taught in Johnson County
  • Taught students in parents' living rooms in protest
  • Said "School shouldn't be for a color. They should be for children."
  • Successfully helped desegregate Walker School in 1948

Photo courtesy Johnson County Museum

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