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Re: Emily C. Pruden- School manager 1910
Posted by: Sanna G (ID *****5398) Date: April 29, 2006 at 09:33:17
In Reply to: Emily C. Pruden- School manager 1910 by Chivous Bradley of 390

In John Preston Arthur's A History of Watauga County she is said to have founded Skyland Institute in 1891. After a short tine she turned it over to the American Missionary Association. in 1912 it was reconveyed to her. It was a girl's school with industrial trainibg

In Heritage of Watauga County Vol I there is an article about her written by Glenn Coffey and Dr Richard Davis Howe. This mentions an autobiographical sketch. There is a good bit abot her including that she had buily=t fifteen schools including those in South Carolina

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