Edmondson's Scientific, Industrial, Ag, Theological, Orphans home 1927 Henderson Co. TX

Athens Weekly Review
July 28,1927

View of Edmondson's Scientific, Industrial, Agricultural, and Theological
Academy and Orphans Home Here

To The Public:
We are struggling very hard and are making slow progress. The rains have thrown us back in our agricultural activities and our preparation of exhibits for the Cotton Palace. We are having a tight fight with a short stick and with conditions we have been compelled to let a large part of our student body go, especially those that could make their way. We are over-run and need another building badly.
Our chief aim is to help put Athens on the map in every way we possibly can, because we feel that we have the best bunch of citizens as a whole of any town in Texas. My slogan is "A Greater Athens with the Best Citizens, both white and black".
This will let you know where I stand and what I am t