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By Pamela Price Mitchem

ISBN-10: 1467121444

ISBN-13: 9781467121446

Appalachian nation college, a entire local college that boasts over 17,000 scholars, had its humble beginnings as Watauga Academy in 1899. Blanford Barnard "B.B." Dougherty and his brother Dauphin Disco "D.D." confirmed the college for mountain little ones within the western North Carolina city of Boone. situated in what was once thought of the "lost provinces," the small university supplied a much-needed schooling for the then economically depressed inhabitants. B.B. Dougherty, who remained president of the varsity for fifty six years, expected an establishment that will finally serve not just the area however the country. this day, the school's succeed in extends way past North Carolina borders, attracting scholars and school from through the Southeast and the remainder of the rustic. This booklet records the visible background of Appalachian nation, concentrating on its transformation from a neighborhood academy to state-supported instructor education university, then a regular university and a four-year teacher's collage, and eventually a top-ranked college. every one of those alterations is illustrated in its personal bankruptcy with photos of campus structures, occasions, school, employees, and students.

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