Description

Black and white sketch of Julius Jordan, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

Leader in education

Junius Jordan

Born in Barbour County, Alabama… Attended Emory and Henry College.. Graduated from the Southern University Alabama in 1867… Taught school in Mississippi five years.

Came to Arkadelphia in 1876 as high school principal.. Then opened private school in Pine Bluff and taught there 18 years.. In 1900 he was elected president of the Southern Educational Association.

Was elected state superintendent of public instruction 1894 and served four years.. Then became professor of philosophy in 1898 the University of Arkansas conferred on him the LL.D. Degree in recognition of his services as a leader in educational work in the South. While state supt. he secured appropriation for normal school purposes.. As result 20-day institutes were held in every county.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 40

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Julius Jordan, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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