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
General Events: 1920-1929


1921: Legislature authorizes 2-year normal courses; placed school under N.C. State Board of Education. School begins phasing out high school courses.

1925: Appalachian Training School becomes Appalachian State Normal School for training of teachers.

1925: Demonstration Elementary School built on ASNS campus. All senior Normal students required to practice teach to graduate.

1925: Correspondence-Study Department started; eight-five students enrolled.

1926: ASNS accredited by American Association of Teachers' Colleges and Normal Schools

1929: Appalachian State Normal School becomes 4 year teachers college; name is changed to Appalachian State Teachers College.




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