Mills; Pre-Civil War; Industrial History; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
This is a view of Fleets Hill in 1883, as seen from Petersburg across the Appomattox River. This picture shows some of the many mills operating from water power along the Appomattox in Ettrick and Petersburg from the mid-1840s through the 1890s.
Southern University and A & M College--Students; Sewing--Study and teaching
The girls' industrial department, was instituted in 1885. Sewing was mandatory for girls; and those desiring did painting, embroidery, and ornamental work. Many girls made various household items such as garments and rugs. In...
Under the Leadership of Dr. Hunter Two Programs Were Created: One Was Known as Industrial Arts That Included Carpentry, Brick Laying, Masonry, Metal Work, and Painting For Boys; and Sewing and Cooking For Girls. The Other Program Was Known as...
College Catalogue; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
The first catalogue of the Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute. State officials, were in such a hurry to eliminate the college program at the Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute that the new catalogue was printed before the official...
Women's Missionary Council Of The Methodist Episcopal Church South Funded And Established A Project For Girls As An "Annex" To The Paine Campus In 1902. The Two Industrial Buildings And Bennett Hall Were Part Of The Project.
College Gazette; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
Published quarterly in the months of July, October, January, and April. It was designed to furnish a means of communication between Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute, her graduates and to the educational public. This is the July, 1902 issue.
Paine Institute; Buildings; Cottages; Campus buildings
Women's Missionary Council Of The Methodist Episcopal Church South Was Responsible For The Construction Of Two Frame Buildings For Industrial Work For Girls. The Buildings Contained Classrooms And Equipment For The Teaching Of Cooking, Sewing,...
University Secretary; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
William Rogers came to Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute in 1903 to teach manual science. He retired in 1947, during his time he was the football coach, athletic director, and cashier. The university football stadium is named in his honor.
Women--Vocational education--Louisiana--Baton Rouge; Southern University and A & M College--Students
More Southern University at New Orleans students completed the industrial departments-especially the Girls Industrial Department, which was self supporting-than other curriculums during the New Orleans years, 428 out of 720 (combining industrial,...
Faculty Member; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
Tossie P.F. Whiting served in the field of education for more than fifty years. Forty-four of those years she served as Dean of Women and Professor of English at Virginia State College Now Virginia State University.
Mary Branch graduated from the Normal Department at Virginia State Normal and Collegiate in 1897. She returned to the campus in 1905 as an instructor and remained until 1920. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of...