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H88-1005.1. Southern Normal School. Records, 2011. 1 folder.

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Hope College

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Abstract

Founded in 1911 by James Dooley. In 1919, the Board of Domestic Missions of the RCA began financial support of the school. Until 1969, it was the only school in Brewton that educated African-Americans. In 1997, it became known as the Southern Normal Academy of Alabama State University. Many students from SNS attended Hope College, including the founder’s son, James Carter Dooley, the college’s first known African-American graduate, in 1932. The collection includes a citation from the Southern Normal Alumni Association, Inc. to Hope College for sponsoring the 2011 Centennial Commemorative Journal and a 2011 Centennial Day Celebration booklet. (S)

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