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Southern University Founders






Octavia Clark


First music teacher

First registrar

Wife of Joseph S. Clark






John S. Jones


First dean






Joseph S. Clark

First president of Southern University


Founders' Day Speech, 1932

Founders' Day Speech, 1937







Emma Mayberry

First director of home economics






James B. Moore

First director of industrial arts

*Photos are courtesy of the John B. Cade Library Archives and Manuscripts Department.