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Holland, Gertrude I.

(born: 1892) 

Holland was born in Richmond, KY. She was director of the extension division of Wilberforce University, 1929-1933, then became director of the school's home economics department in 1933 (serving in that capacity until 1940), and then the director of secondary education, beginning in 1947. She is author of the articles "The Underlying Principles Governing a Modern Curriculum in Home Economics" (1932), and "A study of Teacher Rating Devices" (1937). For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950.

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