Keller, Bertha M. | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Name: Keller, Bertha M.
Historical Note: Bertha Keller was hired at Purdue as an instructor in the Department of Physical Education for Women in 1929. She worked under Helen W. Hazelton and was in charge of summer program sessions. In addition, she served as the faculty advisor to the Women’s Athletic Association and the Purdue Archers Club and supervised health examinations and a program to promote individual health. In 1932, Keller took a leave of absence to study at the Teachers College at Columbia University in order to earn her Master of Arts degree. By 1934 she had published a work entitled Posture for Women. She resigned from Purdue in 1935.
Sources: Purdue University Libraries, e-Archives, retrieved October 27, 2009 from http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/u?/bot,29056
Note Author: Archives Staff