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    • Lining up for church

    • Students; Historic buildings; Education;
    • This photograph shows students of Brevard Institute lining up for the walk to church. The students are standing in front of old Taylor Hall, named for the founders of the Epworth School, predeccesor to Brevard Institute. Brevard Institute was a...
    • Brevard College Library

    • Higher Education; Libraries
    • First library building at Brevard College as seen in 1951-52 photo. Portrait on upper left shows James Addison Jones, for which the library is named. Portrait on upper right shows Eugene Jarvis Coltrane, first president of Brevard College...
    • Brevard Institute typing class

    • Education; Students; Typewriting; Classrooms
    • This photograph shows a coeducational group of Brevard Institute students as they participate in a typing class. Brevard Institute was a forerunner of Brevard College. The class is being held in Spencer Hall, which later housed the college's...
    • Brevard College - Gladioli Farm

    • Agricultural land; Farming; Flowers
    • After World War II, over a million gladioli were grown on the Brevard College farm, which consisted of 42 fields on 85 acres. The flowers were sent to florists in the Southeast. Lack of help, an extremely wet season, and fungus contributed to the...
    • Brevard College White Squirrel

    • Squirrels, mammals, wildlife
    • Because of its park-like landscape, Brevard College remains a good place to view white squirrels, a color variant of the Eastern Gray Squirrel. Their origin goes back to 1949 when a carnival truck overturned near Madison, FL; two white squirrels...
    • Brevard College concert choir

    • Music; Singers; Students; Universities & colleges; Historic buildings;
    • This photograph shows a portrait of members of the Brevard College concert choir. The students are standing in front of Spencer Hall. Spencer Hall served as the Administration building at that time, named after Mr. J.C. Spencer, a donor for the...
    • Brevard College Ensemble

    • Music; Music ensembles; Students; Universities & colleges;
    • This photograph features the close of a performance given by students in the Brevard College Ensemble. The conductor is former Brevard College faculty member Virginia Tillotson.
    • Brevard College Dairy and Farm

    • Agriculture, Dairy, Farm
    • Adjacent to the campus was the college farm. The eighty acres of fertile soil available for tillage were used to grow legumes, hay, corn, silage, and other crops for feeding cows, hogs, poultry, and work stock and to grow vegetables for consumption...
    • The Bounty Three

    • Music; Music education; Students; Universities & colleges
    • This photograph features Brevard College student folk trio, the Bounty Three, as they play to a group of high school students. The event was part of the touring program that took place annually as part of the Brevard College music education program.

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