Ward-Belmont showing academic building and Pembroke Hall, Nashville, circa 1915
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A postcard of Ward-Belmont, showing an academic building and Pembroke Hall in Nashville, Tennessee. 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. At the time of this printing (circa 1915), Ward-Belmont had an enrollment of 500 boarding students from over thirty states. It was one of the largest schools for young women in the South. This postcard highlights the well-landscaped grounds that earned Ward-Belmont the reputation of being a show place for the city. In 1951 Ward-Belmont was bought 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 College (Nashville, Tenn.)
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- Ward-Belmont showing academic building and Pembroke Hall, Nashville, circa 1915. 1915~. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/809. (Accessed November 14, 2019.)
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- (1915~) Ward-Belmont showing academic building and Pembroke Hall, Nashville, circa 1915. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/809
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