Esther Hennicke Collection Collection
For over 45 years, Esther M. Hennicke supervised the second grade at Greenwood Training School on the campus of what was then
Southwest Missouri State Teachers College. When she retired in 1965, the college was named Southwest Missouri State College
(now Missouri State University). Ms. Hennicke was born April 17, 1897, in Boonville, MO. She attended college at the
University of Chicago and Columbia University in New York and became a professor of education. She taught at Boonville and
Laredo before coming to Greenwood Training School, where her sister Dora also taught kindergarten from 1920 to 1958.
Ms. Esther Hennicke passed away on June 17, 1990.
This collection was scanned in its entirety.
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