Blanche Jacobs

Full name

Blanche Cave Jacobs

Presence at Shimer



Academy period faculty

Mrs. Blanche Cave Jacobs taught vocal music at Shimer College, then known as the Frances Shimer Academy of the University of Chicago, beginning in 1896.

Jacobs was a graduate of the Jacksonville, Illinois Conservatory of Music, and had trained under Madame Hall in Boston and Shirley Gandell in Chicago.


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