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This site features three sections illustrating education in western North Carolina:

  1. Cullowhee Normal & Industrial School, a North Carolina state institution founded in 1889 as Cullowhee High School (also called Cullowhee Academy);
  2. County school buildings from Jackson and Swain counties and the Training School operated by the federal government for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and;
  3. the Sylva Collegiate Institute, a private school supported by a regional Baptist association from 1900-1932;

 

Education in Western North Carolina is a project of Hunter Library Digital Programs

This project is 100% supported with federal LSTA funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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George Frizzell
Hunter Library Special Collections
Western Carolina University
176 Central Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28723
828-227-7474