Nellie Almee Courtright was the first female to earn a law degree from the University of Louisville School of Law, but she had an accomplished career before -- and even after -- she stepped foot into a law classroom. This is the account of a woman who made her own way in the world, and made life better for hundreds in doing so.
Original Publication Information
“‘The Lady Took Me to the End of the World!’: The Life of Mrs. N.A. Courtright,” The Quarterly Journal of the Illinois State Genealogical Society 54:4, Winter 2022, 220-233
Walker, Marcus, ""The lady took me to the end of the world!": The life of Mrs. N.A. Courtright." (2022). Faculty Scholarship. 863.