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Pitts, Sarah, 1902-1940



  • Existence: 1902 - 1940

Biographical Note

Sarah Pitts, born 20 May 1902 in Clinton, SC, was the daughter of John H. and Jane C. Pitts. A graduate of Landers College and George Peabody College, she started working for the Virginia Cooperative Extension service in 1929 and was Home Demonstration Agent in Prince William County from 1930-36. Following her marriage in 1935 to J. Benjamin Johnson Jr., she had to resign her position with Extension, as was the custom of the time.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Maude E. Wallace Letter to Sarah Pitts

Identifier: Ms-2011-019

This letter was written by Maude E. Wallace of Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Blacksburg, VA, to Sarah Pitts of George Peabody College, Nashville, TN, on 14 August 1929. Ms. Pitts had been hired to work as an Extension agent, but had not yet begun her duties.

Dates: 1929 - 1929

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