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Type: StillImage
Creator: Price, Francis E., ?-1928
Title: Berry College
Date: 1910
Description: View of President Theodore Roosevelt with unidentified school girls from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 02.05.04

The Martha Berry School for Girls was founded by Martha Berry as a high school for girls of impoverished rural families in 1909. The school was located just outside of Rome Georgia. This school and the Martha Berry School for Boys were closed after Martha Berry's death in 1942. The college she founded, Berry College, remains open.

Local identification number: ahc002005004a.jpg

Subjects: Schools--Georgia--Rome | Education--Georgia--Rome | Boarding schools--Georgia--Rome | Presidents--United States | Girls--1910-1920 | Teenagers--1910-1920 | Uniforms--1910-1920 | Hairstyles--1910-1920 | School children--Georgia--Rome | Educational facilities--Georgia--Rome | Martha Berry School For Girls | Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 | Rome (Ga.) | Floyd County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2006
Original Material: 5 x 7 in. silver gelatin print | Francis E. Price Photograph Collection, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/Price,10

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Francis E. Price Photograph Collection, 1906-1928, undated