Tribute to Horatia Nelson


Horatia Nelson


Chase City, Mecklinburg County, VA


Brooklyn, NY






James Ellis Dodson, Jr.




Gurney Elliot Nelson, Sr.


Gurney Elliot Nelson, Jr., Phyllis Nelson Drayton


Beulah Dodson, Chavis Hugo Dodson


University of Pennsylvania - Teaching Certificate - c.1919; Ohio State University - BA in English / English Literature - c.1928; Ohio State University - Masters Degree in English - c. 1931




Benedict College, Columbia South Carolina


Taught English and English literature from the late 1930's through 1954


A founder of the alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Columbia, SC; NAACP; USO




International travel, writing poetry, Pickling watermelon rinds, canning fruit