Portrait of Maria L. Baldwin. Portrait photograph collection, courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryPortrait of Maria L. Baldwin. Portrait photograph collection, courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Recovering a Life without a Voice

December 11, 2019

Maria L. Baldwin (1856–1922) was an African American educator, a community leader, and the principal for over 30 years of the Agassiz School, a well-regarded, predominantly white public elementary school in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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