(This page was created by a Berea College student as part of a course on Chesnutt.)
1891: Dorothy K. Chesnutt is born to Charles W. Chesnutt and Susan (Perry) Chesnutt.
1909: In September, she enters the College for Women of Western Reserve University.
1913: In June, she graduates from Western Reserve University.
1914: In January, she begins working as a Probation Officer in Juvenile Courts in Cleveland.
1918: In February, Dorothy starts to teach in Cleveland public schools.
1920: She begins to teach English and French at Willson Jr. High School.
1921: During the summer, she does graduate work at the University of Chicago.
1924: In March, she marries John G. Slade.
1925: In June, her son, John Chesnutt Slade, is born.