Portraits Of Wilhelmina Spohr

| April 11, 2013

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After receiving her B.S. degree from Teachers College in 1914, she taught at the Speyer School, a laboratory school operated by Teachers College in cooperation with the Board of Education of New York City. She joined Teachers College staff as an instructor in 1916 and was appointed assistant professor with a seat in the Faculty of Practical Arts in 1918. In 1929 she was appointed associate professor and retired from Teachers College in 1943.
-From Curriculum Vita in the Wilhelmina Sphor Faculty File

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Professor Spohr was a prolific traveller. Her work in rural education and the household arts took her around the country lecturing and observing in rural communities. She also travelled extensively for pleasure and toured over 20 countries during the 20’s and 30’s including Japan, China, the Philippines, Burma, India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Palestine, Ireland, England, Scotland, Norway, Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, and Chile.
-From Departmental Notes