From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Stumm, Mrs. C. C.

(born: 1857) 

Born in Boyle County, KY, the daughter of Thomas and Eliza Penman, Mrs. Stumm was a teacher, journalist, and editor; she wrote under her husband's name. She attended Berea College and taught in Hearn Academy in Texas and Bowling Green Academy in Kentucky. Stumm was a contributing journalist to the Bowling Green Watchman, The Hub, Advocate, and other newspapers. She was a Philadelphia agent for The National Monitor and Our Women and Children. For more see The Afro-American Press and Its Editors, by I. G. Penn; and "Mrs. C. C. Stumm" in Noted Negro Women: their triumphs and activities, by M. A. Majors.


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NKAA Entry: Bowling Green Academy (Bowling Green, KY)
NKAA Entry: Our Women and Children
NKAA Source: Bowling Green watchman (newspaper)
NKAA Source: The Afro-American press and its editors
NKAA Source: Noted Negro women: their triumphs and activities

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