Ward-Belmont, north front, overlooking the city, circa 1920
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A postcard of the North front of Ward-Belmont college, overlooking the city of Nashville. In 1913, Belmont College, (1890) and Ward Seminary, (1865), were consolidated, forming the Ward-Belmont College, a prestigious women's finishing school. The school was located on the grounds of former Acklen estate and mansion, with a quadrangle of academic and residential buildings being erected over time on the front lawn. Ward-Belmont boarded students from over thirty states. It was one of the largest schools for young women in the South. In 1951 Ward-Belmont was purchased by the Tennessee Baptist Convention and renamed Belmont College. Forms part of the Nashville Room Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
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- Ward-Belmont, north front, overlooking the city, circa 1920. 1920~. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/811. (Accessed November 11, 2019.)
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- (1920~) Ward-Belmont, north front, overlooking the city, circa 1920. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/811
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