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Bessie L. Whitaker

Bessie L. Whitaker

Years at Michigan: 1937 - 1944
Literature, Science, and the Arts
| Speech, Communication and Theater |
Associate Professor of Speech

Associate Professor Emerita

Faculty Member Resources

April 3, 1943
The Michigan Alumnus
June 1, 1944
Regents' Proceedings