Creation Date

1893

Decade

1890

Photographer

unknown

Subject

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Presidents, Forney, Jacob, 1868-1902

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Description

Jacob Forney IV was a member of the first graduating class of the Jacksonville State Normal School. After graduating from SNS in 1886 he received an A.B. degree in 1889 and an M.A. degree in 1892, both from the University of Alabama. Forney was the Noble Institute for Boys principal 1890-92 then he was assistant at the State Normal School as well as teacher of mathematics a year before becoming the president of the school in 1893. In 1899 he left to become the first appointee to the Chair of Psychology and Pedagogy in the School of Education at the University of Alabama. Forney Hall, men's dormitory on the State Normal School campus, was named in honor of President Forney and wife Mary C. Forney. The original was courtesy of C.W. Daugette, Jr. (circa 1893)

Date Digitized

August 2017

Names of Persons Pictured

Jacob Forney IV

Rights

This image is the property of Jacksonville State University and is intended for non-commercial use. Images may be copied for research, teaching, personal, or any fair use as defined by U.S. copyright law. Images may not be altered in any way. Users of these images are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University. For questions or further information about usage rights, please contact the Library’s Electronic Resources Department at (256) 782-8195.

Location

The original printed photograph is housed in the Houston Cole Library Alabama Gallery, Box 1, Item 24.

Identifier

http://jsucollections.jsu.edu:9000/rpc/cat/Imaging/photocollection/psp/psp1890/PSP1890collegepresidents_00024.tif

Technical Metadata

Archival images are tiffs scanned from the original material at 575 dpi. The file name is PSP1890collegepresidents_00024.tif; file size is 11.2 MB. Original image is 5 by 7 on glossy photographic paper

Keywords

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Presidents, Forney, Jacob, 1868-1902

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