Mother Mathilda Beasley
Mathilda Taylor Beasley was named a Georgia Woman of Achievement in 2004 by Georgia Women of Achievement, a private, not-for-profit organization headquartered in Atlanta. The ceremony was held at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia on March 11, 2004. In 2005, the Georgia Historical Society named “Mother” Mathilda Beasley its Georgia Heritage Celebration Honoree. Teachers can download a printable PDF teacher guide to using the materials in the classroom.