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Freedmen Aid Societies
History of the American Missionary Association:
Its Churches and Educational Institutions among
The Freedmen, Indians and the Chinese

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AMA A-1257
Index: Williston School, Wilmington N. C., Avery Institute, Charleston S. C., Brewer Normal School, Greenwood S. C., Normal School Andersonville Ga, Storrs School, Atlanta Ga., Lewis High School,
Macon Ga., Beach Institute, Savannah Ga., Trinity School, Athens Ala, Lincoln School, Marion Ala., Emerson Institute, Mobile Ala., Swayne School Montgomery Ala., Burrell School, Selma Ala,
Howard School, Chattanooga Tenn., Le Moyne Normal and Commercial School, Memphis Tenn., Normal School Lexington Ky., Ely Normal School, Louisville Ky., Union Academy Columbus
Mississippi, Barnes Institute, Galveston Texas
                                                                                                  1871

                                                                         GRADED AND NORMAL SCHOOLS.

                                                                                          North Carolina
Willston School, Wilmington, N. C.
Value of property $13,000, No. of Teachers 12, No. of Pupils 375. (Gregory Normal Institute -
613 Nun St)
1917 Report
Principal, Rev. Francis W. Fletcher, Wilmington, N. C. Teachers: High School---Gladys Whitson, A. b., Rowley, Mass; Mrs. Mabel S. Lee,
Morris, Conn.; Ruth Perkins, East Kingston, N. H.; Virginia Schott, (died) A. B., Washington, D.C.; Edward F. Pyne, A.M., Chicago, Ill.;
Charlotte Codding, Aurora, Ill. Elementary--Minnie t. Strout, Salem, Mass. Music--Mary Winters, Coshocton, Ohio. Industrial--Louise
Sibley, Worcester, Mass.; Madison Moore, Wilmington, N.C. Matron, Mrs. F. W. Fletcher, Wilmington, N. C.
Number of Pupils--259.

Beaufort, N. C. Value of property $1,500, No. of Teachers 6,No. of Pupils 281. (Washburn Seminary)
1917 Report
Principal, Rev. W. L. Brown, Beaufort, N.C. High School --Arminta Banks, Washington, Pa.
Number of Pupils--26.
                                                                                         South Carolina
Avery Institute, Charleston, S. C.
Value of propety $22,000, No. of Teachers 9, No. of Pupils 338. Lewis High School,
(121 Bull St.)
1917 Report
Principal, Benjamin F. Cox, B.S., Charleston, S.C. Teachers: High School--Frances Gunner, A.B., Hillburn, N.Y.; Ola Walden, Roxbury,
Mass.; Serena Hamilton, A.B., Talladega, Ala.; Hattie L. Green, A.B., Rocky Mount, N. C.; Florence A Clyde, Charleston, S.C.; Edna P.
Morrison, Charleston, S. C. Elementary--Sarah Warren, Charleston, S. C. Music--Mrs. Al. L. De Mond, Charleston, S.C. Industrial--Alvin
W. Murrell, A. B., Greenville, Texas; Corinne Wilson, Chicago, Ill. Matron, Mrs. Benjamin F. Cox, Charleston, S. C.
Number of Pupils--306.

                                                                                              Georgia
Macon, Ga.
Value of property $12,000, No. of Teachers 10, No. of Pupils 521. (Ballard Normal School)
1917 Annual Report
Principal R. G. von Tobel, Ph.D., Macon, Ga. Teachers: High School--Emma Nero, Cedarburg, Wis.; Beryl Taylor, M.S., Cedar Rapids,
Ia.; Elsie Tuttle, Paw Paw, Mich.; Raymond Colby, Falmouth, Mass.; Annie Frye, A.B., Rockland, Me.; Mrs. Lizzie J. Johnson, Macon,
Ga.; Mrs. Martha Logan, Macon, Ga.; Cordelia G. Pierson, A.B., Jacksonville, Ill.; Mrs. Bessie V. Wooden, Macon, Ga. Music---Lavilla
Thimsen, Blooming Prairie, Minn. Industrial---Mrs. Charles E. Middleton, Macon, Ga.; Charles E. Middleton, Macon, Ga.; Emma C.
Baker, Findlay, O. Matron, Mrs. R. G. von Tobel, Macon. Ga.
Number of Pupils---275.

Beach Institute, Savannah, Ga. Value of property $5,000, No. of Teachers 12, No. of
Pupils 445.
1917 Annual Report
Principal, Lyman M. Rowland, A.B., Savannah, Ga. Teachers: High School---Margaret Miller, Burlington Junction, Mo.; Myrtie Burdett,
Ph.B., Stoneham, Mass.; Mabel Aldrich, Upton, Mass.; Mrs. Mary E. Harper, Savannah, Ga. Music---Helen E. Wagner, Gordon, Pa.
Industrial---Harriet J. Scott, West Falmouth, Mass. Matron, Mrs. L. M. Rowland, Savannah, Ga. Number of Pupils --137.

Storrs School, Atlanta, Ga. Value of property $19,000, No. of Teachers 8, No. of Pupils 350.

                                                                                              Florida
Normal School, Jacksonville, Fla.
Value of property $17,000, No. of Teachers 5, No. of Pupils 347.
Stanton Normal School (see sidebar for documents)

                                                                                              Alabama
Emerson Institute, Mobile, Ala.
Value of property $30,000, No. of Teachers 11, No. of Pupils 600.
1917 Annual Report - Principal, Arthur C. Cole, A.M., Mobile, Ala. Teachers: High School -- Lois Hawkes, A.B., Phoenix, N. Y.; Gladys
Mudford, Syracuse, N. Y.;p Warren Rosser, A. B., Luthersville, Ga.; Ethel Masales, A.B., chicago, Ill.; Bertha King, So. Bend, neb.
Elementary---Lorna Peters, Mobile, Ala.; Verna J. Thomas, Des Moines, Iowa; Rosalie Singleton, A.B., Mobile, Ala. Music--Dorothy
Shute, Chicago, Ill. Industrial--Louise E. Grant, Southfield, Mass. Matron, Mrs. Arthur C. Cole, Mobile, Ala. Number of Pupils--324.


Swayne School, Montgomery, Ala. Value of property $15,000, No. of Teachers 11, No. of Pupils 500.

Lincoln School, Marion, Ala. Value of property $5,000, No. of Teachers 7, No. of Pupils 250.
1917  Annual Report: Principal, Miss M. E. Phillips, Chautauqua, N.Y. Teachers: High School--Cleona L. Case, B.S., Minneapolis,
Minn.; Grace E. Newell, B.S., Rimersburg, Pa.; Mary L. Marden, B.S., Chautauqua, N. Y.; Mabel K. Tooley, Morris, Conn.; alice Flagg,
Godfrey, Ill. Elementary--Florence Cleland, A.B., New Concord, Ohio; Rieta Mull, Lawrence, Kan., Idah Davis, Marion, ala. Music--Nina
grace Skinner, Jackson, Mich. Industrial--J. Lloyd Phillips, chautauqua, N.Y.; Lillabel Hare, Germantown, Pa.; Hannah Parsons, Des
Moines, Iowa. Matron. Eva L. Benson, Thorpe, Iowa.
Number of Pupils--376; boarding pupils, 70.

Burdell School, Selma, Ala. Value ot property $7,000, No. of Teachers 8, No. of Pupils 450.

                                                                                               Tenn
Howard School, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Value of property $6,000, No. of Teachers 5, No. of Pupils 200.

Le Moyne Institute, Memphis, Tenn. Value of property $8,000, No. of Teachers 5, No. of Pupils 300.
(777-807 Walker Ave.)
1917 Report
Principal, Edgar Clippinger, A.M., Memphis, Tenn. assistant to Principal, Mary L. Hedges, Loxa, Ill. Teachers: High School--Mary A.
chase, M.S., Hillsdale, Mich.; Edgar T. Buford, A.B., Chicago, Ill.; Bertha A. Parks, A.B., Syracuse, N. Y.; Eunice Quimby, Boston, Mass.;
LucileFinkel, Springfield, Mo.; Mary L. Foot, A.B., Rome, N. Y.; Josephine A. Smith, S. Lawrence, Mass. Elementary--Cornelia E. Lewis,
Memphis, Tenn.; Mrs. Mary E. Clark, Memphis Tenn.; Margaret Foote, Norwich, N. Y.; christine Breder, Olean, N.Y. Music--Esther
Clements, Oberlin, Ohio; Sarah J. Milliken, Somerville, Mass.; Nellie Lownsbury, Ann Arbor, Mich. Librarian, Cora B. Davis, Clarion, Pa.
Matron, Clara Dole, Ravenna, Ohio
Number of Pupils--632.

                                                                                             Kentucky
Ely Normal School, Louisville, Ky.
Value of property $20,000, No. of Teachers 8. No. of Pupils 350.

Normal School, Lexington, Ky. Value of property $8,000, No. of Teachers 7, No. of Pupils 400. (Chandler Normal School)
1917 Annual Report
Principal, Frederick J. Werking, Lexington, Ky. Teachers: High School--Katherine Lavina Elder, A. B., Mt. Vernon, Ohio; Anna M.
Hansen, Curtis, Neb.; Olive L. Gray, Kezar Falls, Me; Clara J. Flansburg, A.B., Dalton, Mass. Elementary--Elizabeth M. Harden,
Lexington, Ky.; Laura S. Carroll, Lexington, Ky. Music--Rose A. Field, A. B., Wheaton, Ill. Industrial--Joseph Bullock (died), Bricks, N. C.;
Eunice Libbey, Kezar Falls, Me. Matron, Mrs. F. J. Werking, Lexington, Ky.
Number of Pupils - 193.

Ariel Academy, Camp Nelson, Ky. Value of property $2,000, No. of Teachers 2, No. of Pupils 100.


                                                                                  COMMON SCHOOLS.

Maryland.
—Prince Frederick.

District Of Columbia.—Washington.

Virginia..—Franklin Depot, Eastville, Lottsburg, Alexandria, New Market, Church Hill, Jungoteague, Drumniondtown, Chincoteague,
Williamsburgh, Berryville, Capeville, Bridgetown, Fort Magruder, Newport News, Franktown. Millwood, New Market—Baptist.

North Carolina.—Washington, Morehead City, Smithfield, Raleigh, Dudley, Fayetteville, Whitesville, Kinston.

South Carolina.—Hilton Head, Winnesboro, Beaufort.

Georgia.—Thomasville, Fort Gaines, Augusta, Darien, Greensboro, Brunswick, Andersonville, Blackshear, Bainbridge, Newton, Sapelo
Island, Berne, Cuthbert, Ditmersville, Cartersville, Jonesboro, Marietta.

Florida.—Gainesville, St. Augustine, Monticello, Tallahassee, Ocala.

Alabama.—Eufaula, Cahaba, Tuskeega.

Tennessee.—Gallatin, Smyrna.

Kentucky.—Ashland, Augusta, Covington, Cynthiana, Danville, Falmouth, May slick, Maysville, Millersburg, Mt. Sterling, Nicholasville,
Parksville, Paris, Georgetown, Kingston, Keene, Lancaster, Richmond, Shelbyville, Springfield, Shipsville, Stanford, Versailles,
Winchester.

Missouri.—Hulton, Ironton, Lebanon, Osceola, Palmyra, Richmond, Spring Valley, Warrensburg, Westport.

Kansas.—Lawrence, Topeka, Leavenworth.

Arkansas.—Arkadelphia, Batesville, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Lewisville, Pine Bluff, Van Buren, Washington, Camden, Lake Village.

Louisiana.—Algiers, Amite City, Baton Rouge, Carrollton, Cottonport, Gentilly Road, Greenville, Gretna, Hammond, Station, Lockport,
Jefferson City, Monroe, New Iberia, Moodyville, Port Hickey, St. James Parish, St. John Baptist Parish, Terrebonne.

Mississippi.—Aberdeen, Bridgeway, Brookhaven, Canton, Grenada, Hernanda, Meridian, Natchez, Oxford, Port Gibson, Raymond,
Rodney, Yazoo City, Austin, Brazoria, Columbus, Corpus Christi, Hallettsville, Harrisburg, Huntsville, Marshall. Victoria, Cairo, Mound
City, Villa Ridge—Baptist.
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Ketchum to Sprague on Appropriation for
Construction of Stanton Normal
Monthly Report of Paula Williams -
Stanton, Dec 1869
Staton Normal School
Monthly Report of Elsie Toller - Stanton,
Dec 1869
Monthly Report of W. C. Robinson -
Stanton, Dec 1869
Monthly Report of E. C. Stafford - Stanton,
March 1870
Monthly Report of Celia Williams -
Stanton, Dec 1869
Monthly Report of M C Robinson -
Stanton, March 1870
Stanton Normal School Monthly Report
(Freedmen's Bureau Form) - April, 1870
Stanton Normal School Monthly Report -
December, 1870
Stanton Normal School Monthly Report -
May, 1871
Randall to Whipple - Nov 2, 1869
Freedmen Bureau Assorted
Documents on Education
Jacksonville
Stanton Normal School Documents