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1912 image of Foust Hall; institution founded in 1891 as the State Normal and Industrial School. It became North Carolina College for Women in 1919, Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina in 1931, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1963. source: @uncgArchives
Barber-Scotia College in Concord, NC was founded in 1867 as Scotia Seminary. The name changed to Scotia Women's College in 1916 and it later merged with Barber Memorial College [founded in Anniston, AL] in 1930 to become Barber-Scotia College. The institution was affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
1955 photo of students studying. The institution was established as State Normal and Industrial School. It became State Normal and Industrial College in 1897, the North Carolina College for Women in 1919, and then the Women's College of the University of North Carolina in 1932. The name changed once more to the University of North Carolina-Greensboro after 1963. Source: @UNCGArchives
Students eating snow circa 1911 at State Normal and Industrial College, Greensboro, NC; founded in 1911 as State Normal and Industrial School, became State Normal and Industrial College in 1897, North Carolina College for Women in 1919, Women's College of the University of North Carolina in 1932, and now University of North Carolina-Greensboro after 1963; image source: @UNCGArchives
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is preparing to celebrate the 225th anniversary of its founding commemorating when William Richardson Davie laid the cornerstone of Old East, becoming the first public university in America on October 12, 1793.
The last remnant of Latta University burned down in 2007, when the Latta House went up in flames. Rev. M.L. Latta was a slave on the Cameron Plantation, which comprised much of the land in and around the Cameron Village and Cameron Park areas of downtown Raleigh. When he was freed, he earned an education at Shaw University and established Latta University in Oberlin Village.