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Ua3/1/2/1 Letter From Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp Apr 1914

Ua3/1/2/1 Letter From Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp

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Letter from Nettie Depp to Henry Cherry written April 13, 1914 when Depp was Superintendent of Barren County Schools. She was the first woman elected to any office in Barren County, seven years before woman's suffrage in the United States. She was also the first WKU alum to be elected superintendent of schools. Transcription of letter:

[Note at top] Look on alumni list and change address.

Pres. H.H. Cherry, Bowling Green, Ky.

My dear Mr. Cherry;

Your letter sent to Scottsville has reached me. My prospects for the following year are possibly not as flattering as you would ...