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Name:    Salisbury, Mary H
Profession:  Educator
Category:  Education
Description:    Mary H. Salisbury was St. LouisĀ“ first female public school teacher. She was responsible for educating about 100 girls in a building at Fourth and Spruce Streets. The school used the Lancastrian method of schooling, in which a teacher would lecture as many as 200 students.

In Her Place: A Guide to St. Louis Women's History

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