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Brown and Lane Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-83

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of photographs.  Most seem from the Class of 1919, including a framed composite.  There are black and white (sepia) photographs of the early school in the 'teens, including photographs of students and teachers, as well as school dramatic productions.  Augusta Brown and Minnie Ruth Brown seem to be featured in some of the photographs.  The name Lane is not prominent in any of the  phototgraphs or documents.  An invitation to the 1919 graduation as well as clippings from Dr. Powell's graduation speech in 1919 are included.  Also, a few modern pieces, a clipping about the "House in the Woods Luncheon from the 1990's and a newsletter from the Lake Park Historical Society are included. A note from Natalie Sirmans listing the class of 1919 Alumni is also included.


  • Acquired: 2006-08-24

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


1.00 Boxes



Source of Acquisition

Barbara Taylor Slocumb for Augusta Lane and Winnie Ruth Brown

Method of Acquisition

signed deed of gift by Barbara Taylor Slocumb for Augusta Lane and Winnie Ruth Brown

Appraisal Information

Photographs and ducments from 1919 and later.

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Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-24: Revised for DACS compliance by Douglas Carlson.

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
229-259-5055 (Fax)