Download 160 Years of Samford University: For God, For Learning, by Sean Flynt PDF

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By Sean Flynt

Samford college, tested in 1841 as Howard collage, is a precious establishment of upper studying in Alabama, constantly ranked top-of-the-line nearby universities within the kingdom. renowned for the standard of schooling it deals and for its wonderful Georgian-Colonial campus, Samford boasts an extended and interesting heritage, illuminated right here in a
collection of classic photos. With photos starting from casual to formal, regimen to awesome, tragic to hilarious, this attractive 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 lifestyles in photograph stories of centuries previous. Highlights of the publication comprise wide assurance of the East Lake campus years; the 1st test in coeducation; the earliest recognized pictures of the Marion campus;
the notorious "liberation" of a rival college's mascot; the braveness of scholar newshounds within the Nineteen Seventies; the tale of Harry, the slave who gave his lifestyles saving scholars; and Samford University's most modern academic techniques and architectural marvels. not often noticeable images from the university's specified assortment division, supplemented via informative, pleasing captions, provide Samford scholars, school, employees, alumni, and pals an opportunity to relive one of the most memorable moments within the school's history.

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