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Catalog Number 1121-057_0004
Title ARMSTRONG JUNIOR COLLEGE, SAVANNAH, GA.--126
Collection 1121-057, V. & J. Duncan Postcard Collection
Description "ARMSTRONG JUNIOR COLLEGE, SAVANNAH, GA.--126"
Verso:
"This is Savannah's Junior College, Accredited system, modern equipment, excellent faculty."

This colorized postcard, published by Coastal News Company, depicts the original building of Armstrong Junior College from the intersection of Gaston and Bull Streets.
Year Range from 1935
Object Name Postcard
Notes "Armstrong Atlantic State University was founded in 1935 with 175 students as Armstrong Junior College to enhance higher educational opportunities in the community. The foundation of the institution, then as now, was a firm commitment to the ideals of a liberal education.

The city-supported college was housed in the historic Armstrong House, a gift to the city from the family of George F. Armstrong. Over the years, the college occupied six additional buildings downtown near Forsyth Park and Monterey Square. In 1959, as Armstrong College of Savannah, it became a two-year unit of the University System of Georgia. In 1964, the Board of Regents conferred four-year status on Armstrong State College.

In January 1966, the college moved to its present site, a gift from Donald Livingston and the Mills B. Lane Foundation."
From http://www.armstrong.edu/About/armstrong_facts/aasu_history (Accessed June 9, 2014)
Source V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Credit line Courtesy of City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal Archives on behalf of V. & J. Duncan Antique Maps & Prints
Copyright Copyright has not been assigned to the City of Savannah. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the collections must be submitted in writing to the Research Library & Municipal Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the City of Savannah as owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Online Finding Aid http://www.savannahga.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4354