By Sean Flynt

Samford college, demonstrated in 1841 as Howard collage, is a valuable establishment of upper studying in Alabama, regularly ranked one of the best nearby universities within the kingdom. popular for the standard of schooling it bargains and for its lovely Georgian-Colonial campus, Samford boasts a protracted and interesting historical past, illuminated right here in a
collection of classic images. With photos starting from casual to formal, regimen to outstanding, tragic to hilarious, this enticing retrospective delves into the guts of the school's heritage--its humans. The aspirations of all who've referred to as Samford domestic and people who have supported its venture come to existence in photograph stories of centuries earlier. Highlights of the ebook comprise large insurance of the East Lake campus years; the 1st scan in coeducation; the earliest identified pictures of the Marion campus;
the notorious "liberation" of a rival college's mascot; the braveness of pupil reporters within the Nineteen Seventies; the tale of Harry, the slave who gave his existence saving scholars; and Samford University's most recent academic thoughts and architectural marvels. hardly obvious photos from the university's targeted assortment division, supplemented via informative, unique captions, supply Samford scholars, college, employees, alumni, and buddies an opportunity to relive essentially the most memorable moments within the school's history.

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