Creation Date

1865

Decade

1860

Photographer

unknown

Subject

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, College presidents -- Alabama, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Presidents, Forney, William Henry, 1823-1894

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Description

Brigadier General William Henry Forney attended the Jacksonville Male Academy before graduating from the University of Alabama in 1844 (with an A.B. degree) and again in 1853 (with an M.A. degree). He was a stockholder in the Calhoun College and served as their President. He also served in the Alabama Senate 1865 to 1867. After the war he was elected to the Alabama State Senate followed by nine successive terms in the U.S. Congress, 1874 to 1892. The original was courtesy of the Forney family. (circa 1865)

Date Digitized

August 2017

Names of Persons Pictured

William Henry Forney

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 5.

Identifier

http://jsucollections.jsu.edu:9000/rpc/cat/Imaging/photocollection/psp/psp1860/PSP1860collegepresidents_00005.tif

Technical Metadata

Archival images are tiffs scanned from the original material at 800 dpi. The file name is PSP1860collegepresidents_00005.tif; file size is 10.8 MB. Original image is 3.5 by 5 on glossy photographic paper

Keywords

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, College presidents -- Alabama, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Presidents, Forney, William Henry, 1823-1894

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