"Southern has come a long way, from Graysville to Collegedale, from the second story of a store building to a campus of unsurpassed beauty, from twenty-two students to the largest [undergraduate] North American Seventh-day [university]...from horse and buggy simplicity to modern sophistication—truly a century of challenge."

-A Century of Challenge pg. 314

 

Graysville campus administration building

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Graysville campus male students

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Graysville campus female students

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Final year at Graysville 1915-1916

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Artist's depiction of 1916 move from Graysville to Collegedale, TN

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The Big Yellow House - Thatcher family home on the property of the school's new location

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Thatcher Switch renamed Collegedale following relocation of the school

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Student body photo - 1917

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Maude Jones - beloved faculty member

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Tent house for male students (pre Talge Hall)

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Original Talge Hall under construction

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A bookkeeping class

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College orchestra

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Dairy Bar (Pre-Campus Kitchen)

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Campus dairy barn in Collegedale

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Daniells Hall - old library (outside)

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Daniells Hall - old library (inside)

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Dining Hall

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Lynn Wood Hall (old administration and classroom building)

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Southern Missionary College entrance pillars - 1950's

entrance

 

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