Elizabeth A. Parkhill Gloucester (1817-1883)

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Elizabeth A. Parkhill Gloucester, the wife of the Rev. Dr. James Gloucester, was an abolitionist, a supporter of the Underground Railroad, business owner, and considered one of the wealthiest women of her race at the time of her death in 1883.  … Read MoreElizabeth A. Parkhill Gloucester (1817-1883)

V. Ethel Willis White (1920-2003)

The endowment named in honor of V Ethel Willis White is unusual in that the person honored was not a wealthy woman in the usual sense of the word.  Instead V Ethel Willis White’s wealth derived from her inspiration to others. White began life in … Read MoreV. Ethel Willis White (1920-2003)