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Jarrett, Mary Cromwelllocked

(21 June 1877–04 August 1961)
  • Penina Migdal Glazer

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Jarrett, Mary Cromwell (21 June 1877–04 August 1961), social work educator, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Caroline Watkins and Frank Asbury Jarrett, a bookkeeper, partner in a tailoring business, and reporter. Almost nothing is known of her early life. She graduated from the Woman’s College of Baltimore (later Goucher College) in 1900, taught for a short time, and did some volunteer work for the Baltimore Charity Society. From this typical female activity of the period, she moved to a paid position and the beginning of a lifetime career in social work and social work education....

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