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Almy, Millie (1915–2001)

American psychologist. Born Millie Corinne Almy, June 19, 1915, on a farm in Clymer, NY; died Aug 16, 2001, in San Leandro, California; graduate of Vassar College, 1936; Columbia Teachers College, MA, 1945, PhD, 1948; never married; no children.

Among the 1st to advocate special training for teachers in early childhood education, began teaching career at University of Cincinnati; was a professor of psychology and education at Columbia (1952–71), then joined the faculty at University of California, Berkeley (1971); retired (1980); writings include Young Children's Thinking and Ways of Studying Children.

Almy, Millie (1915–2001)

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