The segment of the Mount Morris Index, 4 June 1914 feautures baccalaureate and commencement exercises at Mount Morris College along with a photograph of faculty and a description of individual summer plans. This was the largest class of graduates from the Academy in the history of the school.
One encapsulated portion of the Mount Morris Index, 4 June 1914 featuring "Closing Days at Mount Morris College," including photograph of the faculty.
Date of Accession
25 May 2011
Bio History Note
An address was given by Mount Morris academy alumnus, Professor Sylvester A. Long. "Today there is an unparralleled demand for intelligent, magnanimous, principled service. No man has a moral right to be any less intelligent than her must. The farmer, too, has this challenge. He must not only make a living but feed the world at the lowest possible cost. The day of the independent farmer, merchant or mechanic is past.. Compulsory education is a moral fact....."
Description prepared 25 May 2011 by Jeanine M. Wine.