Civil Rights Upheaval Of The 1950's

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Despite the racial struggles in this period education remained a critical center point for civil rights upheaval during the 1950’s and through the following decade. Godfrey made a great impact at Penn State. Her former advisee and student Brenda Binns, describes her as magician, a people person and skillfully attune to the practice she taught. Binns said “I never thought of her as I have a black lady as an advisor, it was never part of it. She was a wonderful person who, at least, I didn’t sense any color bias at all” (B. Binns, personal communication, April 7, 2016.

Godfrey taught courses in elementary and secondary art education, supervision, crafts and the history of art education. She created hand drawn charts mapping the Expanding Role

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