Write It! #2 - Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander





Today is February 2, 2017 and on
January 2, 1898 Sadie Tanner Mossell was born. Born to an illustrious family in
Philadelphia  Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander
went on to lead a long life full of accomplishments. Including many firsts like
being the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in economics in 1919
or being the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania
Law School and the first African-American woman to practice law in Pennsylvania
in 1927.




Check out these links for
more information on Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander.

Sadie Tanner Mossell
Alexander . (2011). Retrieved from http://explorepahistory.com/hmarker.php?markerId=1-A-282

Sadie Tanner Mossell
Alexander. (2017). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadie_Tanner_Mossell_Alexander
 
The University of
Pennsylvania. (2017). The life and accomplishments of Sadie Tanner
Mossell Alexander. Retrieved from http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/v49/n02/sadie_timeline.html

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