On May 12, 1914, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled in Jameson vs. Board of Education, District of Union, that marriage was not grounds for removal of a woman teacher from her position.
Jameson vs. Board of Education: Supreme Court Decision
"Mrs. Jameson Finally Wins Famous Suit"
"Persecution and Acceptance: The Strange History of Discrimination Against Married Women Teachers in West Virginia"
On This Day in West Virginia History: May