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FARMVILLE. VIRGINIA

ELEyENTH

SESSION,

i894-"95.

Whittet & Shepperson, General Printers. 1895.


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3oar6

\_

of

trustees.

Except Superintendent of Public Instruction, in order of appointment.']

Appointed.

General William B. Taliaferro, President, Ware Neck, Hon. John E. Massey, Sttpt. Public Instruction (ex officio), .

.

1884

.

.

.

1887

H. H. Harris, LL. D.,

Richmond,

.

1884

Rev. James Nelson, D. D.,

Richmond,

.

Col. J. P. Fitzgerald,

Farmville,

.

.

Hon. William Lovenstein,

Richmond,

.

.

1885

Hon.

Wilkins,

1885

Bird's Nest,

.

.

1887

K. C. Murray, Esq.,

Norfolk,

.

.

1890

Robert Turnbull, Esq., George J. Hundley, Esq., Hon. William A. Little, J. S. Ware, Esq.,

Lawreneeville,

.

1891

Amelia C.H.,

.

1893

Fredericksbm-

.

1893

Berryville,

.

.

1893

Warrenton,

.

.

1895

.

.

1895

J. P.

S. S.

Jeffries, Esq.,

John Jackson, Esq., Judge A. D. Watkins,

.

Richmond, Sec'y

and Treasurer,

.

.

.

Farmville.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Messrs. Taliaferro, Massey (ex

officio),

Nelson, Fitzgerald, Lovenstein,

and Murray.

COMMITTEE ON INSTRUCTION. Messrs. Harris, Nelson, Murray, Massey, and Hundley.

COMMITTEE ON GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS, Messrs. Hundley, Turnbull, Little, Ware, and Jackson.

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE. Messrs. Fitzgerald, Lovenstein,

Ware, Wilkins, and Turnbull.


faculty of Snstruction. Order of Appointment.']

\_In

JOHN

cUNNiNcHAivi, Pkesidext,

A-

Psychology and History of Pedagogy.

VIRGINIA REYNOLDS, Physiology and Geography.

MARTHA

W. COULLINC,

Draioing and Form.

MINNIE

v.

RICE,

Latin and German.

MARY Grammar,

CLARA

E.

STONE,

F.

Composition,

and Language Methods.

VICKROY,

A.B.,

History and English LAterature.

S.

GAY PATTESON, MatJiematics.

FANNIE

and Chemistry.

MIRA Vocal Music

LITTLETON,

T.

Physics

B.

ROSS,

and Physical Culture.

lelia

j.

harvie,

Assistant in AfatJiematics.

S. Lii

E.

PRITCHETT,

charge of Lndustrial Department.

Mrs.

S. J.

HARDY,

Principal of Practice School.


Domestic Department

Mrs.

PORTIA

L.

MORRISON,

Head of Home.

SARAH

Miss

P

SPENCER,

Assistant.

Mr.

B.

M-

cox,

Bteward.

Dr.

peter Winston,

Attending Physician.


itst

of

Stubcnts,

ARRANGED BY CLASSES.

FEBRUARY GRADUATES. Name.

County.

Post-Officf.

Aemistead^ Ellen,

Earmville,

.

Boyd, Caerie,

.

Biyant,

.

BuETON, Kate,

.

Farmville,

.

Eodophil,

.

Davis, Eulalie,

•

.

.

Prince Edward. Nelson.

Prince Edward. .

Amelia.

Eggleston, Martha,

Eiclimond

Ferebee, Mary,

London Bridge,

Princess Anne. Botetourt.

City,

Godwin, Mary,

,

Fincastle,

.

Hooper, Mary,

.

Farmville,

.

Mes. Sallie Jayne, Mattie,

Ivy,

B

.

Kean, Elvira, Maeable, Sudie, Osborne, Tempe, Eatcliffe, Mary, .

Thrift, Susie,

Wolfe, Bessie,

.

.

Prince Edward.

New20ort News,

Warwick.

Cappahosic,

Gloucester.

Eiclimond City,

Henrico.

Danville,

Pittsylvania.

Scottsville,

Albemarle.

Ashland,

Hanover. Northumberland.

Wicomico Church Thompson's Mill,

.

Henrico.

Fauquier.

SENIOR Year, SECTION Name.

bondurant, georgia, Bradshaav, Cornelia,

Brimmer, Eose, Bullard, Irene, Conway, Daisy,

.

.

.

Davidson, Lottie, Davis, Maey,

FuLKS, Susie,

Ford, Ella,

A.

Post-office.

.

.

.

.

Farmville,

County.

Prince Edward.

.

McDowell,

Highland.

.

Danville,

Pittsylvania.

.

Eadford,

Montgomeiv*.'

.

Athens,

.

Farmville,

Prince Edward.

.

Partlow,

Spottsylvania.

.

Manchester,

Chesterfield.

Washington,

Dist. of Columbia,

.

.

Georgia.


List of Students. County.

Post-office.

Name.

Galloway, Lizzie,

.

Christ! an sburg,

Gray, Maud, Hardy, Peael, Hathaway, Virginia, HiGGINBOTHAM, NaNCY,

Farmville,

LiTTLEPAGE, CaRRIE,

Lester Manor,

.

.

.

.

.

Blackstone,

.

.

White Stone,

.

Tazewell C. H.,

.

.

Montgomery. Prince Edward. Nottoway. Lancaster. Tazewell.

King William.

NuLTON, Bessie,

Winchester,

.

O'Brien, Clara,

Manchester,

.

.

Chesterfield.

Parlett, Mattie,

Norfolk,

.

.

Norfolk.

Raney, Sue, Stone, Kate,

Smok}' Ordinary, Roanoke,

Stubbs, Linwood,

AVood's

Trent, Adelaide,

Roanoke,

.

.

Frederick.

Gloucester.

Roanoke.

Farmville,

Emma,

Richmond

City,

SECTION

B.

Name.

Roanoke.

X Roads,

Wicker, Nellie, AVinfree,

Brunswick.

.

.

.

.

Prince Edward. Henrico.

County.

Post-office.

Loudoun.

Badger, Helen,

Aldie,

Brown, Myrtle, Crawford, R. B... Hardy, Zou,

Danville,

Pittsylvania.

Elmont,

Hanover.

Blackstone,

Nottowa}^

Jones, Ethlyn,

New

Buckingham.

.

.

.

Store,

Lee, Nellie,

Lexington,

LiilbsEY, Bessie,

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

Miller, Maggie,

Norfolk,

.

Norfolk.

.

Prince Edward.

Morris, Louie,

Farmville,

Painter, Martha,

Yancey's

Phillips, Jennie,

Sheetz, Lizzie,

Hampton, Hampton,

Smithson, Lizzie,

Farmville,

Mary

Taylor,

H.,

Mills,

Gidsville,

Thornton, Mattie,

Smithville,

Vaughan,

Morven,

Lizzie,

Rockbridge.

Albemarle. Elizabeth City.

.

Ehzabeth City. Prince Edward.

.

.

Amherst.

.

Charlotte.

.

Amelia.

Prince Edward.

Vers2i^ Meerie,

Farmville,

Warren, Mary, Welsh, Mabelle,

Williamsburg,

James

Richmond

Henrico.

,

.

City,

City.

Wilson, Blanche,

Pleasant Valley

Loudoun.

WooTTON, Agnes, Young, Fannie,

Fai'mville,

.

Prince Edward.

Belona,

.

.

.

.

Powhatan.


State Female Normal School.

JUNIOR Year. SECTION Ashley, Daisy,

.

: .

.

.

.

.

Bland, Rosalie,

.

.

Blanton, Rosa,

.

.

Berkeley, Robbie,

Bland, Louise,

.

BONDURANT, PeARL,

.•

Branch, Annie,

.

Mary

Chisman, Lila,

L.,

Daniel, Mary,

Norfolk.

Pulaski City,

.

.

Pulaski.

Norfolk,

.

.

Norfolk.

.

King William.

Shackelford's,

Farmville,

.

.

.

.

Madisonville,

.

.

.

Norfolk,

.

.-

.

.

Prospect,

.

Hampton, Lee Hall,

.

.

.

Farmville,

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Cremona,

.

Finney's Siding, Staunton,

Hurt, Amanda,

.

.

.

Irving, Jane,

.

Massenbueg, Mary,

.

McCraw, Annie, Nea.le, Russell,

Paulett, Hattie, Savage, Bessie,

.

.

Venable, Rubie,

.

Russell.

.

Amelia. Russell.

.

Amelia.

.

.

.

.

.

EHzabeth City. Buckingham.

King William.

Lanesville,

.

Atlantic,

.

.

Farmville,

.

.

B.,

Walton, Lilly, WoMACK, Martha,

Hampton,

.

.

Scott, Annie,

Vaughan, Eugenia

.

Warwick. Cumberland. Cumberland. Augusta.

.

Andersonville, .

Parsons, Bertie,

Mary

.

.

.

Amelia C. H., Honaker, Amelia C. H.,

Norfolk.

Elizabeth City.

.

Davis, Azile,

Haislip, Theresa

Prince Edward. Charlotte.

Prince Edward.

Fletcher, Kate,

Holland, Mell,

Prince Edward.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Curtis, Bettie,

Taylor,

County.

.

Norfolk,

Farmville,

.

Carroll, Marguerite,

Chernault;

B.

Post-office.

Name.

.

.

Stewart's Wharf,

Morven,

.

.

Mannborough,

.

Morven,

.

Farmville,

.

.

.

Accomac. Prince EdAvard.

Northampton. .

Amelia.

Amelia. .

.

.

.

Amelia.

Prince

Edward

.

Rice Depot,

.

.

Prince Edward.

.

Angola,

.

.

Cumberland.

.

SECOND Year. SECTION Name.

A. County.

POST-OFFIOE.

Badger, Bessie,

.

.

Marionville,

.

.

Blackwell, Lizzie,

.

.

HoUy

.

.

Dale,

Northampton. Lunenburg.


List of Students. Post-office

Name.

CoFEK, Ida, Cox,

.

Mary White,

County.

Montvale,

.

Bedford.

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

Loudoun. Accomac.

Divine, Lillian,

Waterford,

Doughty, Alpha, Eggleston, Nelia,

Accomac C Worsham,

EwiNG, Gertrude,

Meherrin,

Prince Edward.

Gilliam, Lillian,

Toga,

Gilliam, Lizzie,

Buckingham C H.

Buckingham. Buckingham.

Skipwith,

Mecklenburg.

GooDE, Bessie,

.

H

Prince Edward.

.

.

Smithville,

Jones, Lizzie, Jones, Madge,

Hampton,

.

Charlotte.

.

Elizabeth City.

.

Jones, Norvell,

Rapidan,

Orange.

LeCato Emma,

Wardtown,

Northamj)ton.

LiGON, Mamie,

Farmville,

.

Brook

Lindsay, Ellen,

Prince Edward.

.

Henrico.

Hill,

Mapp, Zilla,

Grangeville,

Accomac.

Miller, Lougie,

Farmville,

Prince Edward.

Muire, Bertha,

Roanoke, Providence For g-e,

Roanoke.

MuNFORD, LoULIE, Parsons, Mamie,

Atlantic,

Accomac.

Phillips, Clara,

Poquoson,

Phillips, Willie,

Anderson ville,

.

.

Charles City.

York.

.

Pollard, Minnie,

Sheppard's,

Buckingham. Buckingham.

Pollard, Pattie,

Midway,

Halifax.

Pratt, Edna,

Long Hollow,

Price, Gertrude,

Medium

Rawls, Susie,

Cleopas,

.

River

Smythe. Albemarle.

Nansemond.

H

Spain, Kate,

Dinwiddle

St. John, Nellie,

Chilliowie,

Wainwright, Mattie, Warren, Odelle,

Grafton,

York.

Williamsburg,

James

"Warriner, Bettie,

Jetersville,

Amelia.

Warriner, Cabell,

Jetersville,

"Watkins, Alice,

Waveiiy,

Williamson, Mary,

Riner,

.

Wood, Pride, Wray, Charlotte, .

.

C. .

.

Dinwiddle.

Smythe. City.

Amelia. Sussex.

Amelia C. H.,

Montgomery. AmeHa.

Hampton,

Elizabeth City.

.

.

.


State Female Normal School.

10

SECTION

B.

County.

Post-office.

Navte.

Adkins, Mary,

.

Amos, Mattie,

.

Hornesville,

Sussex.

Cumberland.

.

Farmville,

.

Babcock, Minnie,

.

Norfolk,

.

.

Bailey, Douglas,

.

Sherwood,

.

.

Ballou, Annie,

Mountain Eoad,

Bentley, Sarah,

Pulaski City,

Boyd, Susie,

.

Bryant,

.

Boykin, Minnie,

Brooks, Lizzie,

.

Buchanan, Mabel,

.

.

.

Buchanan, Margaret, Chisman, Polly,

Farmville,

.

Cralle, Loulie,

Farmville,

.

Cunningham, Annie,

Farmville,

.

Cunningham, Ellen,

Farmville,

.

Daniel, Anna,

.

.

.

.

Farmville,

.

Farmville,

.

Dew, Katherine, Doughty, Grace,

.

Lewiston,

.

Exmore

Elmore, Lillian,

.

EwELL, Mamie,

.

Farley, Linda,

.

.

Holland, Sallie, Irving, Anne,

Jackson, Mary,

.

Pulaski.

.

Station,

Mappsburg, Norfolk,

Wight. Montgomeiy. Prince George.

Smythe. Smythe. Elizabeth City.

Prince Edward. Prince Edward. Prince Edward.

Prince Edward.

Cumberland. Prince Edward. Spottsylvania.

Northampton. Accomac.

.

Norfolk.

Deatonsville,

Amelia.

.

London Bridge Miskimon,

.

Horntown,

Princess Anne. Northumberland. Accumac.

.

Truxillo,

.

Amelia.

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

.

Highland.

.

Ferebee, Annie, Gill, Bessie,

Halifax.

Isle of

McDonald's Mill, Prince George C.H Lamont, Rich Valley, Hampton, .

Cliborne, Sallte,

Rockbridge.

Nelson.

.

Smitlifielcl,

Bradford, Josie,

Davis, Clara,

.

Norfolk.

.

Jones, Alice,

.

.

Lawson, Mary,

.

.

.

Doe Hill, Harmony

.

Villa,

Middlesex.

Lestourgeon, Flora,

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

Ligon, Fannie,

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

.

Elizabeth City.

.

Marks, Rebecca,

.

Matics, Mary,

.

.

McKiNNEY, Lottie, McKiNNEY, Susie,

.

Prince George.

Newville,

Hampton, Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.


List of Students. Name.

11 County.

Post-office

Meaks, Belle,

.

.

Hampton,

Elizabeth City.

.

Meeeick, Isabella,

Glenclower,

Albemarle.

MooEMAN, Maey,

Hale Ford,

Franklin.

MoEEis, Kate,

.

Farmville,

.

Otley, Loitise,

.

Curdsville,

.

.

Farmville,

Parks, Lily,

Prince Edward. Buckingham. Accomac. Prince Edward. Southampton.

Parksley,

Paulett, May,

Peeson, Geeteude,

.

Koskoo,

Pollard, Beenice,

King William.

Enfield,

.

.

Rice,

.

.

Prince Edward.

Redd, Emme, Rhodes, Coenelia,

Briery,

.

.

Prince Edward.

Rice, Bessie,

Farmville,

Selden, Couetenay,

Selden,

Price, Lily,

Silcott,

.

Maud,

.

.

Albemarle.

Bowlesville,

Dover,

.

Gloucester.

.

Loudoun.

.

Slaughtee, Ethel,

Lanesville,

Spencer, Edna,

.

Buckingham C

Spiees, Eunice,

.

Turner, Mattie,

Prince Edward.

.

.

H.,

Ream's Station. Newport News,

.

Urquhaet, Rebecca, Vaden, Mary,

Enterprise,

Venable, Genevieve,

Farmville,

Young, Jessie,

Hebron,

.

.

King William. Buckingham. Dinwiddle.

Warwick. Southampton. Dinwiddle.

Petersburg, .

.

Prince Edward.

Dinwiddle.

FIRST Yearsection Name.

AcKiss, Jeter,

.

AcKiss, Sallie,

.

Baldwin, Laurie, Barrett, Ava,

.

County.

Beckham, Helen, BiGBiE, Kathleen, Bland, Lily, Bland, Otelia, .

Princess Anne.

Oceana,

Princess Anne.

Oceana, .

.

Booth, Annie,

A.

Post-office.

.

Curdsville,

Buckingham.

.

Sword's Creek,

Russell.

Farmville,

.

Prince Edward.

Norfolk,

.

.

Sassafras, .

Broadwater, Corrie,

Randolph, St.

Paul,

Norfolk.

King William.

Shackelford's, .

.

Gloucester.

.

.

Šharlotte.

.

.

Wise.


State Female Normal School.

12 Name.

COUHTT.

Post-office.

King William.

Rumford,

Burke, Maggie, Bush, Mamie,

.

Carpenter, Cora,

.

Vinton,

.

Roanoke.

,

Vinton,

.

Roanoke.

Chernault, Hessie,

Farmville,

Prince Edward.

Clements, Vernon,

Manquin, Great Bridge, Free Union,

Norfolk.

CUTHERELL, RuBY,

Dunn, Bessie,

.

Farley, Fannie,

Rice,

Foster, Lena,

Fowlkes, Mamie,

Hampden

Gill, Mary,

.

Miskimou,

.

Fincastle,

Godwin, Ella,

AVilliam.

Albemarle. Prince Edward. Elizabeth City.

Phoebus,

.

.

.

.

King

Sidney, .

.

Prince Edward. Northumberland. Botetourt.

Hargrave, Lizzie,

Sussex C. H.,

Sussex.

Harris, Laura,

Dinwiddie C. H.,

Dinwiddie.

Hume, Hattie, Jones, Maud,

Stanardsville,

Greene.

'New Store,

Buckingham.

Jordan, Nannie,

Bartee,

Norfolk.

Kennon, Clara,

(Tasburg,

King, Lucie,

Clam's,

.

.

.

Dinwiddie. .

Mankin, Mattie,

Pleasant Valley,

Massey, Fraulien,

Ark,

McIntosh, Kate,

Leesburg,

..."

NuNN, Clyde,

Delton,

Overton, Kate,

Farmville,

Painter, Nannie,

Catron,

Putney, Myrtis,

M

Richmond, N. Rickard, Jessie,

,

.

.

.

.

.

Guinea

Mill,

Milton,

.

.

Waterford,

RiTNouR, Bessie,

Rectortown,

Selden, Lizzie,

Selden,

.

Shelton, Ruth, SiEG, Ada,

North Carolina. Loudoun. Gloucester.

Loudoun. Pulaski.

Prince Edward. Wythe. Cumberland. North Carolina. Loudoun. Fauquier.

.

.

Gloucester.

Littleton,

.

Sussex.

Churchville,

Augusta.

Dinwiddie C. H.,

Dinwiddie.

Steger, Olivia,

Curdsville,

Buckingham.

Thornton, M.

Smithville,

Charlotte.

Venable, Carrie,

Danville,

Pittsylvania.

Watson, Eva, West, Marion,

.

Sandridges,

Amherst.

.

Cornland,

Norfolk.

.

.

Spain, Cora,

L.,

Yancey, Pattie,

.

.

Bvifialo Junction,

Mecklenburgf.


List of Students.

SECTION Name.

13

B.

County.

Post-office

Allison, Ella,

Delton,

.

.

Pulaski.

.

Barnes, Minnie,

Bariiesville,

Barkow, Pearl, Butler, Wortley, Cardwell, Mary, Ferguson, Kate, Floyd, Minnie,

Farmville,

.

Buckhorn,

.

Farmville,

.

Charlotte.

Prince

Emporia,

Richmond

Flippin, Allif,

Gills,

Fox, Annie,

Pinopolis,

.

Mary B.,

.

Edward

Nansemond. Prince Edward. Greensville.

Henrico.

Cit\'

Amelia.

.

Southampton.

.

Drivers,

Nansemond.

Hickman, Loretta, Humphries, Madge,

Kerr's Creek,

Rockbridge.

Godfre}',

Culpeper.

Humphries. Lillian,

Godfrey,

Hutchinson, Annie,

Waxpool,

.

Hylton, Mamie,

H'argroves,

LiGON, Ellen,

Mankin, Maud,

Culpeper.

Loudoun.

Tye River,

.

.

Farmville.

.

.

Pleasant Valley

Nelson.

Cumberland. Loudoun.

Sandy Level, San Marino,

Pittsylvania.

Powell, Hattie, Saunders, Maggie,

Skippers,

Greensville.

Mease, Missie,

.

Dinwiddle.

.

Spencer, Maggie,

BRlandale,

Tompkins, Agnes,

Guiney's,

Caroline.

Taylor, Mollie,

Atlantic,

Accomac. Brunswick.

Charlotte.

.

TuRNBULL, Mary,

Lawrenceville,

Turnbull, Sallie, Ward, Lena,

Lawrenceville,

Brunswick.

Free Union,

Albemarle.

Wells,

Farmville,

Prince Edward.

Faotjie,

WiLKiE, Amelia,

Wray,

Lizzie,

.

.

Gordoiisville,

Orange.

Hampton,

EHzabeth

.

City.

IRREGULAR COURSE. Carroll, Nellie, Cline, Bertie,

.

Norfolk,

.

.

Harrisonburg,

.

.

Rockinoham. Prince Edward.

Cunningham, Mattie

Farmville,

.

.

.

DuvALL, Nina,

Farmville,

.

.

.

.

.

Morton, Loulie, Neale, Eva,

.

.

Farmville, .

Wasserman, Carrie,

Lanesville,

Richmond

.

.

.

.

City,

Norfolk.

.

.

Prince Edward. Prince Edward.

.

King William.

.

Henrico.


State Female Normal School.

14

SUMMARYFebruaey Graduates,

16 ^Section A,

24

(Section B,

22

Senior Year, (Section A,

Junior Year, (Section B,

30

(Section A,

39

(Section B,

60

(Section A,

49

(Section B,

30

Second Year,

First Year,

Irregular Course, Total,

7

277


(Srabuatcs.

1885. Name.

Annie Blanton (Mrs. LuLA M. Duncan, LuLA Phillips,

Position Held.

Barrett),

.

.

.

Assistant in S.F. N. S. two sessions. Public school, Pittsylvan,ia Co.

.

Public school, Richmond, Ya.

1886.

Cathaeine M. Anderson, Bessie Blanton (Mrs. Jones),

Public school, Lynchburg, Va.

Taught Science at Holly Springs, ]\Iiss.

Taught public and private schools. Fannie Bugg, Public school, Roanoke, Va. Carrie B. Brightwell, S. Jean Caeruthers (Mrs. Boatwright), Public school, Lynchburg, Va. Teacher at Blackstone Institute. Madeline Mapp, Agues Scott Institute, Decatur, 6a. LuLA MoKinnet, Prof. Math, at R. M. Woman's Coll. Celestia Parish, 1887.

Martha W. Berkeley (Mrs.

B. Tuggle), Public school, Charlotte Co.

Alice Coleman (Mrs. Bethel), Annie L. Crews, Lelia K. Corson, Emmie B. Davenport, Willie Jeffress, Julia Johnson, Sallie Quinn, EsTELLE Ransone, Emma C. Richardson, Fannie Smithson, Beulah M. Smithson,

....

Public school, Halifax Co. Public school, Cumberland Co. Public school, Henrico Co.

Public school. Prince

Edward

Co.

Public schools, Ashevilie, N. C.

Has never

taught.

Public school, Natchez, Miss. Public school, Richmond, Va.

High School, Farmville, Va. Public school, Burkeville, Va. Public school, Waco, Texas.

Kate Wicker, H. A. Whiting (Mrs. Mcllvaine),

Public school one session.

.

.

.

Seminary at Tazewell C. H.

FEBRUARY, Mart Agnew,

1888.

Stonewall Jackson Institute.

Public LuLA Ball, Public Susie Campbell (Mrs. E. Hundley), Louise Fuqua (Mrs. Strother), .... Public .

.

school.

New Kent

Co.

school, Abingdon, Va.

school,

Cumberland Co.


State Female Normal School.

16

Position Held.

Name.

Public school, Brazos, Texas. Public school, King William Co.

Hattie Haskins, Mattie McLean, JosiE

Winston (Mrs. Woodson),

.

.

.

Has never

taught.

Public schools, Richmond,

Lizzie Winston,

A"a.

JUNE, 1888. Public school, Salem, Va. Fannie Bekkeley, Caekie Douglas (Mrs. Dr. W. Arnold), Public school, Pittsylvania Co. Public school, Franklin Co. Mattie Duncan,

Marion Forbes,

Public school, Charlotte Co.

Kate Ferguson,

Public school, Roanoke Co.

Annie Gurley (Mrs. Kate Hunt, Annie Hix,

Public school, Amherst Co.

Garroll),

Principal Stonewall Jackson Inst.

Public school, Amherst Co. Taught one session.

Ida Hubbard (Mrs. Giles),

....

Blanche Mosely (Mrs. Cook), Rosa Martin,

Public school, Mecklenburg Co.

Public school, Prince George Co.

Mary Pierce, Anna Thornhill,

Public school. West Point, Va. Public school, Richmond, Va. Public schools, Lynchburg, Ya.

Ida Watts,

Public schools, Lynchburg, Va.

Susie Phaup,

FEBRUARY,

1889.

Lucy Boswell, Rosa Chisman, Myra Compton (Mrs. AUnutt)

Public school, Roanoke, Va.

Susie Hill,

Private school in Maryland.

Sallie

Hardy

Public school, Hampton. Subst. for Miss Parish in S. F. N. S.

(Mrs. Hardy),

Public school in South Carolina.

Ola Payne,

Public school, Albemarle Co.

JUNE,

1889.

Minnie Harris, Fannie Littleton, Mrs. Fannie Perkins,

Public school, Pulaski City.

Bertha VanVort,

Public school, Richmond, Va.

Public school, Lynchburg, Va. Teacher of Science at S. F. N.

JUNE, Graduate

S.

1889.

in Pi^ofessional Course.

Lavelette Higginbotham (Mrs.

J.

W. Chapman),

JUNE,

.

.

Public schools of Tenn.

1890.

Full Graduates. Minnie E. Campbell, Mary E. Campbell, Clara Edwards,

Public school, Lynchburg, Va. Assist, at Stonewall

Jackson

Public school, Halifax Co.

Inst.


Graduates. Position Hf.ld.

Name.

Mamie Eubank

Public school, Bedford Co.

Pay student— has never taught. Edward Co.

Ann McIlwaine, *Mamie Meredith

Public school, Prince

Maud Noble, Sallie

Vaden

17

_,

Public school, Bedford Co. (Mrs. Geo.

W. Wray),

Graduates

.

Public school, Pulaski City.

Professional Course.

in

Blanche Binswangek, Hortense Botigheimer

Public schools, Richmond, Va. Public school, Richmond, Va.

Eloise Coulling, Eloise Richardson Loulie Richardson Maud Snapp,

Public school, Bedford Co. Masonic Orphanage, Henrico Co.

Has never

taught.

Public school, Tracy City, Rock-

ingham Co.

JUNE, 1891. Full Graduates.

Blanche Gilliam (Mrs. Putney), Mrs. Sadie J. Hardy,

.

.

.

Has never

taught.

Critic teacher. Practice School S.

F. N. S.

Neva Saunders,

Maud

Public school. Chase City, Ya. Public school, Henrico Co.

Trea^ett

Corrinne Vaughan,

Public school, Amherst Co.

Mary Womack

Belmont Academy, Bedford

Graduates

in

City.

Professional Course.

Madge Duff,

Sullins College, Bristol, Tenn.

Addie Emerich, Lucy Irving, Emma Montague, Nellie Richardson,

Public school, Petersburg, Va.

Public school, Staunton, Va. Public school, Montgomery Co. Assistant

teacher,

Public

High

School, Richmond, Va.

FEBRUARY,

I8R2.

Full Graduates. Annie Burton

Public school, Mathews Co.

May

Public school, Buena Vista, Va.

Boswell, Mamie Farley, Myrtis Spain, Louise Twelvetrees,

Public school, Clifton Forge, Va. Public school, Lancaster Co. Public school. Prince

.

Graduates

in

Edward

Professional Course.

Mary Berkeley

Public school, Roanoke Co.

Ella West,

Public school, Richmond, Va. •*

Deceased.

Co.


State Female Normal School.

18

JUNE, 1892. Full Graduates. Name.

Position Held.

Maey Blaokmoee,

High School, Ocala,

Myrtle Bondurant,

Public school, Albemarle Co. Public school, Washington Co.

Julia Davidson, Loyelene Ewing, Lizzie

Fla.

Public school. Prince

Farley

Public school. Prince

Edward Edward

Co.

Juliet Ford,

Co. Public school, Fredericksburg, Va.

LiLLiE Fox,

Public school, Norfolk Co.

Lelia

J.

Harvie,

Assistant teacher of Mathematics, S. F.

Alice Hundley,

N.

S.

Lizzie Michie,

Public school, Botetourt Co. Public school, Albemarle Co.

Maggie Mitchell, Aurelia Powers,

Public school, Henrico Co. Reserve teacher, Richmond High School.

Belle Porter (Mrs. Ellington), Ella Thompson, Elva Thompson, Ella Trent, Maggie Watkins, Preston WoMACK,

Graduates

in

.

.

.

Has never

taught.

Public school, Culpeper Co. Public school, Bedford Co. Public school, Roanoke City. Public school, Bristol, Tenn.

Public school. Prince

Edward

Co.

Professional Course.

Mary Crew,

Public school, Washington Co. Nellie Hudgins (Mrs. Oscar Hudgins), Public school, Mathews Co. Lalla Mayo, Public school, Manchester, Va.

Melania Meagher,

Has never

Janie Minor, Florence Neale, Sallie E. Pritciiett, Ammie Todd, Eva Willis, Nora Wingfield,

Public school, Henrico Co.

taught.

Private school, Christiansburg, Va.

Teacher at

S.

F. N. S.

Public school, Augusta Co. Public school, Richmond, Va. Public school, Albemarle Co.

FEBRUARY,

1893.

Full Graduates. M. Alma Bland, Mary H. Boyd,

Public school, Hampton, Va.

Roberta Curtis, Mattie Davidson,

Public school, Newport News, Va. Public school, Alleghany Co.

Myrtis Davis,

Public school, Cumberland Co.

Sallie Gilliam,

Public school. Prince

Mary

J Gray,

Public school, Bristol, Tenn.

Edward Co. Public school, Winchester, Va.


Graduates.

19

Name.

Position Held.

Alice Hargeoyes,

Assistant teacher of Mathematics

Susie Michie,

at R. M. Woman's College. Public school, Albemajle Co.

Nettie Moeton, Jane M. Tabb, Bessie Tuenee,

Assistant librarian, S. F. N. S.

Has never

taught.

Public school, Staunton, Va. Public school, Pulaski City.

Lillian Whitehead, <p

JUNE,

1893.

Full Graduates.

Blanche Baldwin,

Public school, Buckingham Co. Public school. Prince Edward Co.

Fannie Bidgood, Emily S. Crump, Ada Mapp,

Private school, Abingdon, Va. Assistant in Primary Department,

'

.

.

R. M.

Rosalie Morton, Meeeimac Mosby, Mittie Rogers, Hattie Stegee,

Woman's

College.

Public school. South Boston, Va. Graded school, Pulaski City.

Public school, Loudoun Co. Public school, Buckingham Co. Public school, Prince Edward Co.

Lena Walton, Geoegia Watson, Maey B. White, Belle Wickee,

Public school, Elizabeth City Co. Public school, Bristol, Tenn.

Primary Department, Montgomery College, Christiansburg, Va.

Rose Womack,

Public school, Prince

Geaduate Julia Eggleston,

Edward

Co.

in Professional Course.

Public school, Richmond, Va.

FEBRUARY,

1894.

Full Graduates.

Maetha Armistead, Pearl Cunningham, Lou Chewning, Jane P. Hardy, Nannie Haewood, .... Florine Hunt, Effie Shell,

Public school, Cumberland Co. Public school, Prince Edward Co. Public school, Middlesex Co. Public school, Lancaster Co. Public school, Elizabeth City Co. Public school, Pi-ince Edward Co. Public school, Dinwiddle Co.

JUNE, 1894. Full Graduates. Lizzie Bennett,

Public school, Loudoun Co.

Lola Bland, Mabin Branch,

Public school, Gloucester Co.

Jennie Chandler,

Public school, Caroline Co.

Public school, Smythe Co.


State Female Nokmal School.

20

Position Held.

Name.

Mary

Public school, Newbern, Va. Public school, Gloucester Co.

Fitzhugh,

LouLA Gayle Virginia Greever, Alma Harris, Pauline Harris, Ruby Hudgins, Mary Sue Oglesby, Mabel Roberts, Janie Staples,

Student

W. Va.

Inst.

Public school. Draper's Valley. Public school, Northampton Co. Public school, Lunenburg Co. Public school, Accomac Co. Public school, Elizabeth City Co. Public school. Orange Co.

Lena Trower, Georgia Wescott, Cathie Wilkie,

Graduates

S.

Public school, Dinwiddie Co. Public school, Dinwiddie Co. Public school, Mathews Co.

in

Professional Course.

Mattie Buchanan Julia Harrison

Emma Higgins, Julia Leache, A. Maud Pollard, Total Graduates, June,

Public school, Smythe Co. Public school, Portsmouth, Va. Public school, Mathews Co.

High school, Pulaski City, Va. Student at Richmond College. 1885, to

February, 1895,

200.


Cl]e State female

THE

State Female

Legislature,

Hormal Scl]ooL

Normal School was established by

session

act of

1883-84, for the education of white

female teachers for the public free schools of the State of Virginia.

The law

creating

it

fixed its location at Farmville.

and pleasant town of between two thousand and three thousand inhabitants. It is an important tobacco market, has good society and good schools, and four churches. Its location on the Norfolk and Western Railroad, nearly midway beFai'mville

is

a healthful

â&#x20AC;˘

tween Lynchburg and Petersburg, puts with

all

The main

object of the school

aims to do this 1. By common

By

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

giving

them

in ready

communication

is to fit

students for teaching.

It

and scientific knowledge of the and such knowledge of other subjects

a thorough

school branches,

embraced 2.

it

parts of the State.

in the course of study as the time will allow.

seeking to lead them to acquire a clear knowledge of the

mental processes involved in learning, so that they may be able to and develop the minds of pupils in accordance with the laws

train

of their nature, to strengthen

and

to present

them in every

such motives as

correct habit of thought,

will lead to the

discarding of bad

habits of body and mind. 3.

By

a system of instruction in

methods based upon a know-

ledge of mind and of each subject taught, special attention being given to methods of primary instruction, because primary teaching is

deemed the most important and

has

difficult

work that the teacher

to do.

4.

B}^ giving a

atic

observation,

knowledge of the actual school, through systemand many weeks of teaching in the Practice

school connected with the institution. 5.

By

striving to develop a high order of character, indepen-

dence, self control, love of learning, faithfulness to duty, and zeal for teaching.


State Female Normal School.

22

Though the school is designed for the training of students who graduate are required to take the

all

course, jet

wish

it is

nierel}' to

teachers,

and

full teachers'

believed to offer superior advantages to those

who

obtain a thoroughly useful education.

The present buildings can now accommodate about one hundred and thirty persons as boarders. In addition, students desiring to do so are permitted to board in the town with families approved by the President. The class rooms are new and commodious, and the chemical and physical apparatus sufficient for the present work.

A

small, but well equipped, laboratory aflbrds students an op-

portunity for qualitative analysis.

A reading-room receives, in addition to daily and weekly papers, about twenty of the leading scientific and literary periodicals. Due prominence is given to the educational journals of the country, and students are referred

to,

and required

with, the professional literature of the

to

make themselves

day

as

shown

familiar

in these jour-

nals.

Our

library is of great value in all departments.

It is a working-

grows with the needs of the school. The Literature classes are obliged to do a prescribed amount of library work, and its use is greatly encouraged in all departments. It is particularly well equipped in American History, the aim

library, not large,

but

it

being to excite special interest along that It

has been enriched lately by

files

line.

of the leading magazines as

by the purchase of several hundred dollars worth of books. Medical attention is given free of charge by a physician chosen

well as

and paid by the Board

of Trustees.


Ctbmtssion of Stubcnts.

hundred Two These

students can be received on

State account.

support themselves, but pay no tuition or other school

fees.

State

counties or

students cities,

are

either

place of such representatives as

these vacancies

the regular representatives of

or they are persons received as substitutes in

left

fail to

come.

Substitutes to

fill

by non-representation may be received without

regard to their place of residence in the State, or to the number

who may

already have been received from their county or city. Regular representatives, who give timely notice of their intention to come, will

have the preference over

all

others; but

all

applicants

who do not give notice at least thirty days before the session opens must take their chances of getting admission. All State students are required to sign a pledge that they will teach at least two years in the public schools of Virginia after leaving the

While thus teaching they

w'ill

receive

Normal

School.

pay for their services as

other teachers. State students must be

recommended by the superintendent

of

schools of their respective counties or cities.

The applicant

examined after reaching the whether she is prepared to enter, but also to determine the class to which she shall be assigned. Students from Virginia, not wishing to teach in public schools, and non-residents of the State, will be received as pay-students on pa}'for admission will be

institution, not only to decide

ment

of thirty dollars tuition for the session.

All applicants

must be

at least fifteen years of age, of

sound

and good character. however, empowered to make exceptions

health, vigorous intellect,

The President

is,

to the

requirement of age in cases of precocit}^ of mind, of unusual tainments, or two sisters applying, one over and the other a

at-

little

under the standard age. Literary qualifications for entrance to the the following:

The

ability to

first year's

read fluently, to write a

fair

w^ork are

hand, to


State Female Normal School.

24

and

thoughts in grammatical English; moderate difficulty under all the ordinaryrules of arithmetic, and to demonstrate any ordinary arithmetical principle; to locate the principal cities, rivers, and mountains of the world, and to give the boundaries of any specified State of the Union; to analyze any ordinary English sentence, and to correct ungrammatical English; to describe the leading events in the history of the United States. Candidates for admission to an advanced grade will be examined in the studies required for admission and all studies of the classes spell correctlj',

to solve

problems

to express

of

previous to that grade.

Applicants for admission to the Senior Course must be thor-

oughly prepared on the subject matter of the studies of the public schools in primary and grammar grades.

The course admitted

of study

or in February.

on a basis p)rofit,

being arranged by terms, persons

to classes at the

will be beginning of either term, in September

Teachers of public schools are allowed to attend without tuition fees, and may, with

of their licenses

attend after the close of their

own

schools.

A

number

of

such have completed a term's course in three months, and thus, while supporting themselves, have fitted themselves for better work.


(Eoursc of

5tu5y

of Clcabcmic 2>epartmcnt,

eMgLisHMiss Vickroy, Miss Stone.

FIRST YEAR. Section B.

— Five periods a week. Grammar, — Outline

study of

and Compound Sentences.

Section A.

paraphrasing,

short

punctuation.

Dictation.

original

tlie

Parts of Speech, Simple Oral and written

Composition.

letter- writing,

papers,

simple

Synonyms.

—Five periods a week. Grammar. — Pages 1-155 in Whitney & Lockwood's English Grammar, including a thorough study

of the

Adjective, Verb, and sentence analysis.

Noun, Pronoun,

Composition.

— Weekly

themes on topics taken from work done in other branches on subjects suggested by the experience of the student oral and ;

;

written paraphrasing.

SECOND YEAR. Section B.

— Five periods a week. Grammar. — Work extempore writing.

Section A.

the text-book

in

constructions studied.

Composition.

Two

completed;

difficult

— A weekly theme;

some

essays.

— Five periods a week.

Nineteenth Century Literature. Selections from Longfellow, Bhetoric. Advanced Tennyson, Irving, Poe, Hawthorne. study of Figures of Speech, sentence structure, verse sti'ucture, Four essays for the term. principles of diction and style.

JUNIOR YEAR. Section B.

—Five periods a week. Literature. — A brief sketch of the history of English thought, with a worth.

critical

study of Shakespeare, Milton, Addison, Words-

Rhetoric.

exposition.

— Principles

Four essays

of narration,

for the term.

description,

and


State Female Noemal School.

26

A

B

classes the courses

in Literature "and Rhetoric are correlated

and conducted so

Throughout the Second

and Junior

They are combined English composition, a number of essays

that the one shall illustrate the other.

with instruction in on simple subjects, and frequent exercises in extempore writing. In the Literature courses the aim is to make the student discriminate between the study of Literature and merely cursory reading.

In the Junior

B

the aim

is

to give a connected account of

the chief writers of the formative periods of English Literature.

Each author is made the basis for the study of Throughout the course free class-room discussion

his period. is

made an

important feature of the work. It is strongly

recommended that each

pupil

become a mem-

ber of the Literary Society.

Section A.

— An intensive

study of some one period in English Literature, with parallel readings, to alternate with a short study of the world's five great books.

History. Miss V

i

c

keo

y.

FIRST YEAR. Section B.

— Five periods a week. United

States History.

— Period

of

discovery,

settlement,

colonial period. Revolution, formation of the Republic, the

War of

1812, the

growth

of political parties during the century,

the Civil War, the present political situation.

Section A.

— Five periods a week. —A

Ancient Monarchies, Greece and Rome. cursory view of the Ancient Monarchies for the purpose of emphasizing the

The study of Greece is work of the preceding. The connect thus the ancient and modern periods. Boman

contributions of each to civilization. closely connected with the history

aim

is to

History (to 476 A. c).

ment ment

of

Rome,

— Regal

territorial

period, constitutional develop-

development,

civil strife, establish-

of the empire, the early church.

SECOND YEAR. Section A.

— Two periods

week. History of England. The special aim of this course is twofold to connect with the teaching of United States History in the First B politically, and to give a general idea of the progress of the English people as preparatory to the sketch of English Literature in the class above. a,

:


Course of Study.

27

JUNIOR YEAR. Section A.

History of the Reformation. Throughout the course there are frequent maps and sketches required from the class. The aim of the entire History class is to give a connected view of the growth of political institutions,

and to emphasize the practical bearing

of all historical

teaching.

MATHEMATICS. Miss Patteson and Miss Harvie.

FIRST YEAR. Section B.

—Five periods a week. Common and

decimal fractions, percentage and its applicasquare root, mental arithmetic paral-

tions, simple proportion,

with written work.

lel

Section A.

Five periods a week. The fundamental operations of Algebra, simple equations,

factoring,

multiples

and

divisors,

fractions

and fractional

quadratics.

Geometry.

equations, simultaneotis equations.

SECOND Year. Section B.

— Two periods a week. Algebra. — Involution,

evolution,

Elementary ideas and definitions, fundamental theorems of Plane Geometry, with original demonstrations. Section A.

— Five periods a week. Radicals, ratio and proportion, arithmetical and geometrical

binomial theorem. Geometry. Plane Geometry finished and reviewed by means of theorems assigned series, logarithms,

for original demonstration.

JUNIOR YEAR. Section B.

—Five periods a week. Plane Trigonometry.

— The

spherical geometry.

Section A.

— Five periods a week. Plane Analytical Geometry.

geometry

of planes, solid

and


State Female Normal School.

28

SCIE|\ICE. Miss Littleton and Miss Reynolds.

FIRST YEAR. Section B.

— Five periods a week. Oeography. — Tliis course includes a brief study of the essenand facts pertaining to Matliematical and PhysiGeography, and the analytic study of the continents, along Avith their social, political, and commercial relations. tial principles

cal

SECOND YEAR. Section B.

— Five periods a week. Chemistry. — The work is divided atory

work

;

2,

into

two parts

LalDor-

1,

Recitation.

Three periods weekly are devoted to laboratory work, each pupil performing all experiments for herself, and receiving

personal instruction from the teacher in the use of apparatus and chemical manipulation. By means of this experimental

work the

pupil studies a

stitution

and

effort is

made

number

and the concompounds. Special and habits of accurate

of the elements,

classification of chemical

to develop self-reliance

observation.

Two

periods weekly are occupied in recitation.

The course aims

to give the student a fair

knowledge

of the

general principles and laws of Inorganic Chemistry.

A short course,

involving the theory and

tical applications of

some

of the prac-

Organic Chemistry, after the above has

been completed. Section A.

— Three periods a week. Physics — Outline of Work. — Constitution

and properties

of

matter, mechanics of solids, mechanics of fluids, and sound.

In this course the aim is not only to teach the laws which govern matter, but to awaken in the student active interest in the phenomena of nature, and to encourage her to learn by experiment how these laws were discovered, and what practical use is made of them. The apparatus used is sufficient to

amply

illustrate the subject.

JUNIOR YEAR. Section B.

—Five periods a week. Physics and Astronomy. indicated.

—Physics continued, taught as above

The work done embraces

heat, light,

Most of the experiments are performed by the omy.

and

electricity.

pupils.

Astron-

—A short course in Elementary Astronomy, with parallel

observation work.

Mathematics involved no higher than plane


Course of Study.

29

Sciopticon and astronomical diagrams used;

trigonometry.

Record book kept by each student, showing her observations of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, position of planets and constellations, and slant of sun's also a three-inch telescope.

rays.

Section A.

1.

Botany.

—Instruction given one term in plant anatomy and Work

vegetable physiology

based on observation of pupil.

A large

compound microscope and small hand lenses used. Chemistry. — One term devoted to laboratory work, con-

2.

sisting of, (1), Qualitative Analysis

;

(2),

Quantitative Analysis.

— The course in this class will be a more

Physical Geography.

advanced study of Physical Geography than that treated in Coming, as it does, at the close of a course in Physics and Chemistry, it is possible, by means of the recent monographs of Powell, Shaler, and others, to cover in a limited space and time a course that will inspire to

ordinary school text-books.

further study. Physiology.

— The

outline in Physiology

"Human Body"

tin's

The

Zoologj"."

means

based on Mar-

is

(advanced) and Orton's "Comparative

instruction in this subject

of dissections, charts,

and microscopic

is

illustrated

by

slides.

LmiN ANd GERMANMiss Rice.

FIRST YEAR. Section A.

— Three periods a week. in

is designed for beginners. It is, therefore, mainly mastering the forms of the nouns, pronouns, and

The

pupils are carefully drilled in translating simple

This class

employed verbs.

sentences.

SECOND YEAR. Section B.

— Three periods a week. This class takes up the study of the easier Latin writers. Syntax is taught solely from the Latin read in cJass, comparing, as far as possible, Latin and English. The method of Ascham is

Section A.

closely followed in teaching

how to

write the language.

— Three periods a week. A

continuation of the

more

difficult Latin.

and Cicero, and the more are explained.

work

of the

Second B Class, using

Selections are taken from Nepos, Caesar, difficult

constructions of these writers


State Female Normal School.

30

JUNIOR Year. Section B.

—Three periods a week. Latin poetry and a review of syntax as presented by the One book of the ^neid is read, and also one book of Horace's Odes. best grammarians.

There are four classes

Much

attention

is

in

German, each

reciting twice a week.

paid to pronmiciation and sight reading.

Pupils are required to write exercises and memorize selections from the German poets. Idioms are observed closely and compared with the corresponding English forms. In the lower classes, Stern's "Studien und Plaudereien" and Collar's '

'Eysenbach " are used. Pupils in the higher classes read Schil"Maria Stuart" and G(jethe's "Hermann and Dorothea."

ler's

FORM aNd draWiNg. Miss Coullixg.

FIRST YEAR.

— Two periods a week.

Section B.

Elementary course Planes

Section A.

,

(4), Solids.

in

Form — (1),

Lines;

Rule and compass used

(2),

Angles;

(3),

in constructions.

— Two periods a week. One month construction drawing,

application in

making

forms from working drawings and patterns. Three months' object drawing from geometrical and natural objects with curved outlines. Study of light and shade.

SECOND YEAR. Section B.

— Two periods a week. Continuation of object drawing, introducing geometrical and natural objects with straight edges.

Section A.

— Two periods a week. 1.

Study of ancient, mediaeval, and modern historical de2. Principles of design, with con-

signs, with illustrations.

stant practice in the application of the principles in original designs.

JUNIOR Year. Section B.

— Two periods a week. Drawing from casts from still-life studies.

in charcoal

point.

Pencil sketching


Course or Study.

31

SENIOR YEAR. Section B.

— One period a week. Methods

grammar

of teaching

grades.

Form and Drawing

in

primary and

Practice in teaching pupils of the Practice

School given at each lesson to members of the class. modeling.

Clay

VocaL mUsic. Miss Ross.

FIRST YEAR. Section B.

— Two periods a week. Sight-singing begun.

Drill charts of the H. E. Holt's

New

and Improved Normal Music Course. Section A.

— Two periods a week. Holt's

New and Improved Music

Reader.

SECOND YEAR. Section B.

— Two periods a week.

Section A.

— Two periods a week.

Holt's

New

and Improved Music Reader continued.

Second Reader of the Normal Music Course.

Chromatic

scales.

JUNIOR YEAR. Section B.

— Two periods a week. Introductory Third Reader of the Normal Music Course. Twopart and threepart work throughout the scales.

Minor

course. singing.

Special attention to expression and quality of tone in


tLcxi'-lSooks.

The

school

now

furnishes most of the text-books, at a rental of

two dollars per session for

them such text-books

all

used.

as they have.

dents and others, the following

list is

English Grammar,

Students should bring with

For the information

Whitney

&

Lockwood.

United States History,

Fiske.

Myers.

General History,

Montgomery.

English History, Civil

Government,

Fiske.

,

Stopford Brooke.

English Literature,

American

American

Literature,

Latin Language,

Geometry, Trigonometry,

Astronomy Botany, Chemistry,

Mineralogy, Physics,

Physiology, Descriptive Geography

Psychology, School Management

Classics.

CoUar^s Series.

Appleton, White.

Arithmetic,

Algebra,

of stu-

given

Wells,

Wentworth, Olney.

Spencer's Inventional, Hill, Wentworth, Wells.

Wentworth. Lockyer, Young.

Gray. Gooley.

Dana. Gage, Ganot.

Martin. Appleton. Sully.

Raub. Holtrook.


3nbu5trial Department X)rc55=cutttna, vTckvjrapl^y, Stcnojsrapl^y,

tlypcipntina.

Miss Peitchett.

FIRST YEAR. Section A.

—Five periods a week. One period a week iustr action is given in the use the McDowell System of dress cutting. This method of cutting by actual measurement is rapid, of

simple, accurate and artistic. of systems, since

Four periods

a

it

week

It is the

most rapid

saves drafting paper patterns.

— Telegrapliy.

SECOND YEAR. Section B.

— Five periods a

week.

(Shorthand begins and continues through Junior B.) Principles of Shorthand acquired.

Section A.

— Five periods a week. Word-signs, phrases, contractions and expedients, dictations for correctness, translation of all shorthand notes, occasional speed exercises.

JUNIOR YEAR. Section B.

— Two periods a week in Shorthand. Correctness and speed.

Three periods a week in the use typewriter.

of the

Remington

Word-practice, copying, business letters,

tabular work, care of machine.


pl^ysical (Eulturc.

Miss Ross.

Each

week in groups, from twenty These exercises are not violent, but are intended to develop the bod}^ in grace and harmony, producing symmetrical growth and steady development of power. They tend to correct physical defects caused by the inaction of certain members, by bad digestion or weak nerves. For these exercises students are required to provide themselves with a blouse waist, or some style that will allow freedom of movement. The sleeves should easily permit the arms to be straightened, and hands clasped above the head; and the chest measure should class is trained three times a

to fifty persons,

in bodily exercises.

The

cloth-

ing should be suspended from the shoulders, the skirt being

made

allow for expansion in breathing of at least four inches.

as simple as taste will permit.

To impress upon the students the importance of rules of health as a foundation of a

once a week, to tive of their

hygiene.

all

students of the

of strict

observance

sound body, there are given

first

year's residence, irrespec-

academic rank, lectures on elements of physiology and


professional Dcpartmcni

Pees. CuifNixGHAM.

Miss Coulling.

Miss Reynolds.

Miss Vickeoy. Miss Haevie.

Miss Stone. Mes. Haedy.

SENIOR YEAR. Section B.

—Methods

reading, language,

of teaching- arithmetic,

form, geography, and history; history of pedagogy, school management.

Observation in Practice School.

The methods by reference

are taught

by

lectures,

supplemented

Students are required to

to text-books.

give lessons almost daily in teaching exercises, in

which they repeat the teacher's work (according their several ability) to their

own

to

classes, or to classes

The History of Pedagogy covers mainly the ground of educational reformers from the time of Comenius to the present of children in the Practice School.

day.

Form. The methods of teaching Form are based on the Prang system. Clay modeling, paper folding, paper cutting and pasting, and the various Kindergarten occupations, illustrative of Form, are an important part of this work. History.

—An intensive view of some one period

United States History History methods. Section A.

1,

will

in

be given, with lectures on

Psychology and Physiology

;

2,

Daily jDractice in

teaching in the Practice School.

Psychology teaching,

and

is

taught with special reference to study of each faculty the sub-

in the


State Female Normal School.

36

and development receive the largest The lectures and study of text-books are supplemented by teaching exercises, in ^vhich the special point of criticism is the development of the particular faculty under consideration, and the objects of culture

treatment.

servance of educational principles.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Physiology. The outline in Ph^-siology is based on Martin's Human Bod}' (advanced) and Orton's Comparative Zoology. The instruction in this subject is illustrated

by means

of dissections, charts

and

microscopic slides.

The School

of Practice includes

one hundred

dren of primary and grammar grades, taught by bers of the Senior Class, in order to afford

chil-

mem-

them an

opportunity to put into practice the principles and

methods they have learned, and natural aptitude to teach.

to manifest their

This term of teaching,

under the direction of those who are competent to point out defects and suggest their remedies, is, ordinarily, worth more to teachers than other experience, where the}^ are left to discern their own faults and find a way out of them. This is justly regarded as the most valuable term in the entire course. In addition to the subjects required by law to be taught in the public schools, elementary instruction in vocal

music, drawing and physics

is

given, to afford pupil-

teachers an opportunity of practice in these subjects also.


Cl^e professional

dourse for

fjigl]

School (Srabuatci

Graduates from known High Schools are admitted to this course, and after one year's successful study of professional subjects under the direction of the Faculty are given a diploma.

This course requires one year's study of professional and subjectmatter topics, and

High

School,

is

designed

and thereby better

to

supplement the work

the best situations in public schools. are given

all

of the

pi-epare this class of students for

Students of this character

the opportunities that the various departments of this

school possess.

The following is an exhibit of the work advised by the Faculty 1. The didactic studies, as shown in the regular course on the previous page. 2.

Such a selection of common branches and higher branches program will permit. The reading of professional literature as furnished by the

as the 3.

library. 4.

Work

in the Practice School.

As every year there are students

of this

grade of scholarship

enrolled in the school, such persons are given ever}- privilege and

favor that the resources and facilities of the school j^ermit. cial

to

Spe-

students desiring to enroll for the purpose of giving attention

some one department

such privilege,

if

are,

on application to the Faculty, granted

their scholarship will permit.

will find it greatly to their benefit to

their attention to professional studies.

Advanced students

attend a few terms and give


211i5ccI[ancou5 3nformatton.

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC. no provision is made in the curriculum of the Instruction, however, can be had from competent teachers school. in the town, who charge $15 per term of four and a half months.

For

this study

SPECIAL COURSES. Students who have been teachers, and others of sufficient maturity v\ho are prepared,

may

take eclectic or irregular courses, pro-

vided that the course proposed shall be decided by the principal to

be preferable to the regular course for the object

in view.

Such

students should be at least nineteen years old.

DECREES. Students having completed the regular course will receive the degree of '-Licentiate of Teaching."

Graduates in the professional course Students

will receive a diploma.

in special courses will receive a certificate of proficiency

in the studies completed.

EXPENSES. Tuition, other than for State students, $15 for term of four

and

a half months. State students pay no tuition, and the only charges

by the school

made them

are:

Board, including lights and fuel, $12 per month, Washing, per montli, $1.25, Use of Text-books,

.

.

Total necessary expenses of session for nine months,

.

.f

108 00 11 25

2 00 .

$121 00

Board and washing payable monthly, strictly in advance. The price of board in private families in town varies somewhat but gocjd board and lodging, including fuel and lights, can be had at ;

rates very little higher than those of the school.


Miscellaneous Information.

39

Text-books are furnished free to all students, but a charge of two dollars per session will be made to cover wear and tear. Stationery and drawing instruments and similar requisites can be obtained at the book stores in town at current prices. No degree of certificate will be granted any one until all sums due by her to the school are paid, nor will students returning after the summer vacation be at liberty to occupy the rooms previously assigned to them until they shall make the advance payment then due.

REDUCED RATES OF TRAVEL. Tickets on the Norfolk and Western, and Farmville and Pow-

hatan Eailroads will be issued at reduced rates to students of this school, on presentation of a certificate according to a prescribed form duly signed by the President. Each student preparing to come will be provided with one of these certificates on application.

CORRESPONDENCE. All communications of inquiiy, requests for

should be

made

to the President, at Farmville.

catalogues,

etc.


(lalcnbar.

September

11,

189G.

January

1896.

June

....

1895.

11,

29,

.

.

.

.

.

.

Session begins, 3

p.

m.

Second term begins, 9 Session ends.

a.

u.

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