Creation Date

1883

Decade

1880

Photographer

unknown

Subject

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, College presidents -- Alabama, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Presidents, Ryals, James Gazaway, 1855-1885

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Description

The State Normal School was established on February 22, 1883 as Gov. Edward O'Neal signed into law a bill. James Gazaway Ryals, Jr. was elected as the first president in 1883. He graduated from Mercer University with distinctive honors in 1877. Photo identification by Alta Millican. (circa 1883)

Date Digitized

November 2017

Names of Persons Pictured

James Gazaway Ryals, Jr., James G. Ryals, Jr. [sic]

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 12.2.

Identifier

http://jsucollections.jsu.edu:9000/rpc/cat/Imaging/photocollection/psp/psp1880/PSP1880collegepresidents_00012_2.tif

Technical Metadata

Archival images are tiffs scanned from the original material at 1000 dpi. The file name is PSP1880collegepresidents_00012_2.tif; file size is 27.8 MB. Original image is 4 by 6 on matte photographic paper

Keywords

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, College presidents -- Alabama, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Presidents, Ryals, James Gazaway, 1855-1885

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