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Marsha Trentham Hunter

Marsha Trentham Hunter, American librarian, media specialist. Certified Teaching Georgia, 1995. Recipient Frances Henne Award, American Lirbary Association, 1999, Doctoral Award, Georgia State University, 2000.


  • Hunter, Marsha Trentham was born on September 29, 1946 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Daughter of Harold Lee and Marjorie Valentine Trentham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Elementary Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968. Master of Arts in Library. Media Technoloy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2002. Certified in Administrative Leadership, University Georgia, 2007.


    • Elementary teacher Cobb County Board of Education, Marietta, Georgia, 1968—1970. Elementary teacher - math Knox County Board of Education, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1971—1972. Reading tutor Dekalb County Board of Education, Atlanta, 1979—1982.

      Director Primrose Cottage House & Doll Museum, Roswell, 1985—1988. Owner Cottage Doll Shop, Duluth, 1988—1994. Cataloger/archivist Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, 1995—1996.

      Library media specialist Gwinnett County Board of Education, Lawrenceville, since 1995. Instructor Georgia State University, Atlanta, 2000, 2008—2009. Archives internship Jimmy Carter Presidential Archives, Atlanta, 1999—1999.

      Staff development trainer Gwinnett County Board of Education, Lawrenceville, Georgia, since 1996. Member Georgia History Records Advisory Board, Atlanta, 1999—1999. Seminar speaker & presenter Various Technology Conference, Georgia, since 1998, Madame Alexander Doll Club, since 1980.

      National judge United Federation of Doll Clubs, Kansas, since 1985, instructor, modern judges education program, Kansas, 1990—1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Teaching Georgia, 1995.


    • Author: Alexander's Rag Line. Designer (exhibition of madame alexander dolls) United Federation of Doll Clubs National Convention (Award of Excellence, 2002). Contributor articles public to professional journal.


    The Lord has given His people the mission of making disciples from every nation.


    Life is not about things. Life is relationships. Foremost of those relationships is the one we hold with Jesus Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist


    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.


    Judge Georgia Academic Decathlon, Georgia, 1996—2006. Library Johns Creek Baptist Church, Alpharetta, 2002—2007. Member, past president Madame Alexander Doll Club, Illinois, since 1972.

    Archivist Duluth High School, Duluth, Georgia, 2001—2007. Member of National Education Association, American Library Association, International Reading Association (member committee Intellectual Freedom, delegate to china, literacy people-to-people delegate), Georgia Association of Educators, Georgia Library. Media Organization, American Association of School Librarians, Madame Alexander Doll Club (chair, National Convention-Atlanta 1986, Chair, National Convention - Savannah 2003, Service Award 1998, Hart Award for Research 1996), United Federatin of Doll Clubs.



    Doll collecting, reading, film & theater.


    • Married David Robert Hunter, June 24, 1967 (divorced October 2, 1995). Children: Robbie, Chris.
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    Born September 29, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Georgia State University
    • 1994
      Georgia State University
    • 2002
      Georgia State University
    • 2007
      University Georgia
    • 1968 - 1970
      Elementary teacher, Cobb County Board of Education
      Marietta, Georgia, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      elementary teacher, - math Knox County Board of Education
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1979 - 1982
      reading tutor Dekalb County Board of Education
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1985 - 1988
      director, Primrose Cottage House & Doll Museum
      Roswell, New Mexico, United States
    • 1988 - 1994
      owner Cottage Doll Shop
      Duluth, Georgia, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      cataloger/archivist Georgia Power Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1995
      library media specialist, Gwinnett County Board of Education
      Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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