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Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History


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Russell Brothers Studio has labeled: Miss Leone Pruett. Leone Pruett Cole (1902-1949) was the daughter of Joseph Decatur Pruett and Mary Elizabeth Vann. She was a native of Boaz, Alabama and attended Jacksonville State Teachers College (now Jacksonville State University), where she met and later married Houston Cole in the early 1920s. Leone Cole attended the University of Alabama and was an educator. She moved with her husband to Jacksonville when he became president of Jacksonville State Teachers College. Based on later dated photos, this image was probably taken sometime in the late 1910s or early 1920s.

Date Digitized

November 2018

Names of Persons Pictured

Leone Pruett Cole


This image was digitized and access generously provided by Anniston-Calhoun County Public Library, which holds the original Russell Brothers glass negatives. The Russell Brothers collection was donated to Anniston-Calhoun County Public Library by Lance Johnson Studio. JSU has been granted the non-exclusive right to use these images for any non-commercial, institutional, research or teaching purpose. All other uses require permission from the rightsholder (Lance Johnson Studio | Jim Johnson, Photographer | 1213 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201 | 256.236.9999). Those seeking photographic prints may contact Lance Johnson Studio or for more information.


The original negative is housed with the Anniston-Calhoun County Public Library.


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Digital images were created from original glass negatives and nitrate film by Anniston-Calhoun County Public Library; image specifics are unknown.


Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History