A. Helen Anderson Papers
A. Helen Anderson (1891-1975) was the Director of Publications for Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado (1929-1956) during the tenure of Superintendent Archie Threlkeld. Anderson taught at South High School in Denver from 1929-1956. She was an advocate for improved educational programs in the Denver area. Editorials, newspaper clippings and correspondence on public school controversies such as McCarthyism and school integration, assembled during A. Helen Anderson's tenure as Director of Publications for the Denver Public Schools. These papers consist of newspaper clippings, editorials, and correspondence assembled during her tenure as Director of Publications for the Denver Public Schools.
- Majority of material found in 1950-1969
- Anderson, A. Helen, 1891-1975 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
A. Helen Anderson was a teacher at Denver South High School for 11 years before becoming Director of Publications for Denver Public Schools from 1929 to 1956 under Superintendent Archie L. Threlkeld. She was one of the founders of the National School Public Relations Association and served as president of the organization from 1934 to 1936. Anderson was instrumental in founding the Rocky Mountain Radio Council. She was named ''Woman of the Year'' in 1956 by the Business and Professional Women's Club of Denver and ''Distinguished Alumna'' of the University of Denver in 1952. She was also the author of professional articles and short stories.
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