Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Academic/Departmental Events: 1900-1909


1903: Legislature establishes state-funded institution, Appalachian Training School, in Boone, NC.

1903: Deans established.

1903-04: ATS has three departments: Public School Department with seven grades; Teacher’s Course for teacher preparation; and a High School Department.

1906: ATS offers a four year High School-level course of study and a Preparatory Course.




Project made possible by North Carolina: Preserving Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) through funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS).