Alumnae Memories of Bertha Capen Reynolds

Bertha Capen Reynolds had a profound affect on her students and colleagues, even as she voiced insecurity about her teaching. Some of her former students share memories of her in this video.

“Storytelling in the Archives” 1993, School for Social Work Records, RG 60, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Innovator and pioneer, you were a prophetic in your early recognition of the social as well as the psychological causation in human problems . You applied your vision in support of social change while never losing sight of the worth of the individual.

–Dorothy Baldwin, M.S.S. 1947