Nettie B. C. Depp (1874-1932)
Courthouse Square, Glasgow, KY
Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger
+36.99580, -85.9131836°59'45" N, 85°54'47" W
"The first female public official in Barren Co., she was elected in 1913, seven years before women were allowed to vote. She was Barren Co. schools superintendent from 1914-1917. Instrumental in unifying local schools to create county’s first 4-year high school, housed in former Liberty College, Glasgow.
During her time as superintendent, she introduced a uniform curricula for all schools, improved & repaired local one-room schools, and built seven new school houses. She was later principal at Cave City School until 1923. She was asked to run for re-election as superintendent, but declined. Taught school in Scottsville from 1923-31. Presented by Glasgow B&PW Club"
- April 4, 2021: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
- April 4, 2021: Added by Bill Eichelberger