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Johnson C. Smith University

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A M Simon

First known as Biddle University, Johnson C. Smith University was founded in 1870 on Beatties Ford Road. Colonel W.R. Myers donated the land. The school was named for its financial benefactor, Mary Biddle. On March 1, 1923, the school changed its name to Johnson C. Smith University in honor of another donor. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dixie News Company

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Wayne Haigler
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Charlotte Postcard Collection
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