Aerial View of Howard College

Aerial View of Howard College Birmingham Alabama

Stock #: 351139
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Birmingham
State: Alabama (AL)
County: Jefferson,Shelby
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Postmark: 1945 Mar-23
PM City: Piedmont
PM State: AL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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One of the state's oldest institutions, founded January 3, 1842, Howard College has been located the last fifty-seven years in Birmingham. This air view shows the college city of white nestled at the foot of the hills among the green foliage, with Berry Field where the Bulldogs romp in the background, and Main Hall, fifty-seven years old, at the top center, flanked by the gymnasium, boys' dormitory, science hall, library, sorority lodges an other recitation halls. It is under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Baptist State Convention and numbers among its graduates some of the foremost citizens of the state and country