Sarah Louise Delany (Domestic Science, Alumna)

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, (1993)

The recollections of centenarian sisters Sara Louise and Annie Elizabeth Delany are the basis of this New York Times best-selling memoir that follows their lived experience of the post-Reconstruction South and the Harlem Renaissance, as well as their careers as pioneering female African-American professionals. Sarah Louise, also known as Sadie, earned her associate’s degree from Pratt, and went on to become the first African American teacher of domestic science in New York.