"Grace Hackett" from the "1929 Franciscan" yearbook (page 55)
Grace Hackett (Class of May, 1929) was the earliest know African American student to attend and graduate San Francisco State Teachers College. San Francisco State started as a vocational school for teachers, but it welcomed students that reflected diversity. Grace Hackett of Alameda, California, studied elementary education, and after graduating, taught at Allensworth School, located in a black community located in Tulare County, California, from 1931 to 1935.
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