• In 1907, Anna T. Jeanes, a Philadelphia Quaker, consulted with Booker T. Washington about schools for African American children in the south. She established a $1 million fund for supervision of black schools. Addison Fields assumed the duties of supervisor in 1953, but by that time the funding was depleted and the program near its end. - Rohr
• In the marriage records of Madison County, there is a record of a Addison Joseph Fields marriage license to Glenda Morton Jone on October 30, 1970. This might be the same person. - MCRCRelated Links:
• MCRC - Madison County Records Center
• Obit for his father - From the funeral home, 1999.
• Rohr - This issue of the Historic Huntsville Quarterly of Local Architecture and Preservation, Vol. XXVII, #4, Winter, 2001 focused "The Rosenwald Plan: Architecture for Education" by Nancy Rohr. Starting on page 18, the Jeanes Schools are discussed.
• Torrence - Dulcina DeBerry: Door Opener by Missouri L. Torrence, 1996, page 50.
The Following Pages Link to this Page:
• James P. Fields
• Lindsay G. Fields, Jr.
• Rev. Lindsay G. Fields (1892)