WILCOX LADIES' INSTITUTE / FOURTH / GRAND CONCERT / BY THE PUPILS OF THE / WILCOX FEMALE INSTITUTE, / UNDER THE DIRECTION OF / PROFESSOR JOHN C. ANDREWS, / On Friday Evening, April 18th, 1851 - at 7 o'clock, P. M., / IN THE LARGE ROOM OF THE INSTITUTE. / MISS KATE L. ANDREWS wil preside at the Piano. / Principals, .... Mr. & Mrs. Johnson

WILCOX LADIES' INSTITUTE / FOURTH / GRAND CONCERT / BY THE PUPILS OF THE / WILCOX FEMALE INSTITUTE, / UNDER THE DIRECTION OF / PROFESSOR JOHN C. ANDREWS, / On Friday Evening, April 18th, 1851 - at 7 o'clock, P. M., / IN THE LARGE ROOM OF THE INSTITUTE. / MISS KATE L. ANDREWS wil preside at the Piano. / Principals, .... Mr. & Mrs. Johnson

Camden, Ala. "Southern Republic " print, 1851. Broadside, 32.5 x 15.5 cm. Printed in various sizes and styles of type, all enclosed in ornamental border. Some chipping around edges, uneven toning to paper. The "Programme" in three parts, is given below the title, and includes a number of polkas, waltzes and songs. Little material from this school seems to have survived. "The Wilcox Female Institute, in Camden, Wilcox County, was established around 1850 as a boarding school for girls. It is the oldest educational landmark in the area and was one of the most prestigious in the state at the time. The academy closed in 1910." [see the brief entry in the online Encyclopedia of Alabama]. Not located in Owen, Hummel or OCLC. Item #66130

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