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6 edition of Oseola McCarty found in the catalog.

Oseola McCarty

Barbara Diamond

Oseola McCarty

Woke up the world (Sunshine)

by Barbara Diamond

  • 170 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Wright Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American college students,
  • African American women,
  • Biography,
  • Endowments,
  • Hattiesburg,
  • McCarty, Oseola,
  • Scholarships,
  • Scholarships, fellowships, etc,
  • University of Southern Mississippi

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10461582M
    ISBN 100322030846
    ISBN 109780322030848
    OCLC/WorldCa46956630

      Oseola McCarty, a Washerwoman Who Gave All She Had to Help Others, Dies at 91 See the article in its original context from Septem , Section B, Page 14 Buy Reprints TimesMachine is an. M Oseola McCarty at Book Signing 4 x 6 Color circa Miss McCarty is surrounded by admirers, as she signs copies of her book, Simple Wisdom for Rich Living. (Box 7, Folder 3) M Oseola McCarty at Ole Miss 5 X 7 B & w Miss McCarty and six others are presented Awards of Distinction by The University of Mississippi.

    The impressive sum of $, bowled over school officials and was established as the Oseola McCarty Scholarship Fund in We're ending now, and McCarty. Philanthropy: Oseola McCarty worked as a laundrywoman--and saved enough to donate $, to a university. In her new book, she tells the secrets of saving and living life.

      It was Stephanie Bullock, about to begin her freshman year and the first to receive a one-thousand-dollar Oseola McCarty Scholarship. Stephanie had brought along her mother, who is a schoolteacher, and her grandmother, who is a seamstress, and her twin brother, who was entering college also—and we all sat visiting on the screened-in front porch. Oseola McCarty Quotes. facebook; twitter; googleplus; There's a lot of talk about self-esteem these days. It seems pretty basic to me. If you eat to feel proud of yourself, you've got to do things you can be proud of. Feelings follow actions. Oseola McCarty. Self Esteem, Feelings, Proud.


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This is such a warm, wonderful book to read. It is very inspirational. I've enjoyed reading about Oseola McCarty's life and ways of living.

It's one of those Oseola McCarty book you will read often, and I've learned some things to do for myself from it. It's an easy flowing book, with wonderful pictures and the binding is tight and it has a lovely dust jacket/5(17).

I was so proud when this biography about the life of Oseola McCarty made the Texas Bluebonnet Reading List for. While reviewing this book for the library and sharing it with the kids of this book club, I thought that Oseola's attitude -- working hard, saving money, getting a good education, and sharing with others -- is exactly the kind of examples and values that we want to share with our by: 3.

Illustrated with handsome but appropriately modest block prints, the book, based upon interviews with While retired laundress Oseola McCarty has become well known because of her endowment of a one-hundred-and-fifty-thousand-dollar scholarship fund to the University of Southern Mississippi, Coleman instead focuses upon the life and faith that made such a gift possible/5.

The book is part biography and part advice Wisdom for Oseola McCarty is a everyday woman and she'll tell you so. She has carved out a life for herself in Hattiesburg, Mississippi working as a washerwoman for the past seventy-five years. After she had to stop working due to arthritis, it was discovered that she had saved $,/5.

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Acceptable. $ Add to Cart. Simple Wisdom for Rich Living. Oseola McCarty. from:. McCarty, Oseola (07 March –26 September ), philanthropist, was born near Shubuta, Mississippi, the daughter of Lucy McCarty and an unnamed father.

Largely raised on a small farm by her maternal grandmother, Oseola was taken as a child to visit her mother in various turpentine-processing camps, where her mother was following her Written: Simple Wisdom for Rich Living by Oseola McCarty is the philosophy of life of an amazing woman.

She tells her philosophy of work, her philosophy for saving money, for having faith, for good relationships, and for good living. She has always believed in hard work.

Osceola McCarty While I do love good fiction, some of my most favorite books are biographies, autobiographies and memoirs. I am challenged by the stories of real people who have faced their fears and overcome obstacles in their lives.

I find these true accounts inspiring and they often make me want to be a better person. Coleman (To Be a Drum, p. etc.) writes with feeling of an African-American woman whose work ethic proved inspiring.

At the age of five Oseola (Ola) McCarty moved to Hattiesburg, Mississippi with her grandmother and aunt. Both the women worked hard every day, and Ola was taught to do all the things they did, from making soap, to washing the clothes by hand on a washboard, to heating the.

Oseola McCarty Oseola McCarty was born into the world inand it was a raw start. She was conceived when her mother was raped on a wooded path in rural Mississippi as she returned from tending a sick relative. Oseola was raised in Hattiesburg by her grandmother and aunt, who cleaned houses, cooked, and took in laundry.

Oseola McCarty, in Julyhad saved $, by saving what she earned washing and ironing clothes. be wise to take note of this wonderful example. Not only in her financial success, but also in her humility and wisdom. Oseola was the kind of human being that I strive to be. I am reading a book that talks about this wonderful woman.

In Oseola McCarty surprised the University of Southern Mississippi and gained national renown when she donated $, of her life savings to the university. The attention and honor that resulted from the gift took her by complete surprise, but to those who were amazed by her decision to give more than half of her [ ]Author: Karen Saucier Lundy.

She has even written a book, “ Oseola McCarty ’ s Simple Wisdom for Rich Living. ” It is a collection of her views on work, faith, savings, relationships, and good living in her own words.

Since signing the irrevocable trust agreement, McCarty has been honored by many. Oseola McCarty: Biography Oseola McCarty -- the humble washerwoman who became the University of Southern Mississippi's most famous benefactor -- passed away Sept.

26,after a bout with cancer. Oseola McCarty was born, reared and started her education in Mississippi. He has illustrated over a dozen children’s books, including Going Down Home with Daddy which won a Caldecott Honor and Ellen’s Broom which won a Coretta Scott King Illustration Honor; Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story, winner of a Best Book Award from the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio; and The Riches of Oseola McCarty, named an Honor Book.

JCPenny Salutes Oseola McCarty. (, May). Essence,27, (1) 1. Nonprofit News and Notes. (, August). Business Journal Serving Charlotte and the Metropolitan Area, 12 (20) Philanthropist Oseola McCarty Gives Tips on Saving Money in New Book, Simple Wisdom for.

Get this from a library. Oseola McCarty's simple wisdom for rich living. [Oseola McCarty] -- Osceola McCary left school at age twelve and worked for seventy-feve years.

She carefully amassed a small fortune. Then she decided to give it away. Oseola McCarty (March 7, - Septem ), local washerwoman in Hattiesburg, Mississippi who became the University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) most famous benefactor.

Photo: Fair use via Wikimedia Commons. McCarty retired and had no family to inherit her nest egg, so she debated how to put it to good use. Folder 7 Book: The Riches of Oseola McCarty, by Evelyn Coleman () Folder 8 Book: Simple Wisdom for Rich Living, by Oseola McCarty () Box 2.

Folder 1 Calendars: “Distinguished Black Women” (); and Aetna’s “ African American History Calendar” Folder 2 Certificates, Proclamations, and Resolutions (). A Money Book Summary Simple Wisdom for Rich Living, by Oseola McCarty, 80 pp. The problem: People whining about how hard it is to get a decent job and how impossible it is to save any money.

The cure: Introduce them to Oseola McCarty. Oseola had to quit school at age twelve to care for a sick aunt.The Riches of Oseola McCarty by Coleman, Evelyn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at is being used in the upcoming book, Wealth is Within Reach, by Deborah Owens.

Oseola McCarty's story is nothing short of amazing. She quit school at 12 and began taking in laundry for a living. She never earned more than $10 a bundle. For the next 75 years, she worked hard and pinched her pennies. When she retired she had saved $, and.