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This book was written as a brief history of JSU by Effie White Sawyer, who served as secretary to two JSU Presidents. The book was published by JSU's Centennial Committee to commemorate the University's 100th anniversary in 1983.
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Sawyer, Effie White, "The First Hundred Years: The History of Jacksonville State University, 1883-1983" (1983). Histories, Biographies & Miscellanea. 2.