Memorial College

Valdosta is a genial town. Its citizens are trig of garb, slow of speech; they have prosperity; more, they have a hero, Woodrow Wilson, late President of the U.S. They remember him in Valdosta. On a spring day, the triggest, the most prosperous of the citizens of Valdosta, those gentlemen who compose the Chamber of Commerce, met totgether, issued, presently a manifesto. They called upon their fellow citizens for funds to establish an institution of higher learning for man—a college which should be a memorial to President...

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