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Wordless Wednesday: Voorhees College Co-Ed, Early 20th Century

May 19th, 2009 by Ajuan Mance

(Source: E.E. Burson photograph collection, University of South Carolina Library)

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8 Responses

  1. Sukhmandir Kaur

    What a beautiful and graceful looking young woman. She has an aura of dignity about her.

  2. Trish @IamSucceeding

    I love the history in this photo. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Ollie McKay's

    Great photo! I love the old black and whites!!

  4. isabella mori

    when i see such a picture, i always wonder immediately – what became of her?

    happy WW from a fellow helping hander … :)

  5. Erica

    Awesome historical photo. Do you have any info on her? ;-)

  6. Black on Campus

    Thanks everyone for dropping by. I’m glad you enjoyed the photo. I just love these historical pics.

    Please stop by in the coming weeks when I’ll begin posting photos from my own collection!

    Unfortunately, I don’t have any information on this young lady. I wish I knew more about her. If I’m able to track anything down, though, I’ll be sure to post what I find.

  7. Everet Singleton

    Change her clothing and she could have gone to school with me.

  8. Brenda

    Do you know what year? She has a look of I’m home, Voorhees College Pride.

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