Artist: Maliha Islam
School: Forest Avenue, Montgomery
"Oct. 12, 1896, Alabama Girls' Industrial School"
1896 October 12: The Alabama Girls’ Industrial School opens its doors as the first state-supported industrial and technical school devoted to training girls to make a living. The school later became known as Alabama College, and is now the University of Montevallo.
Created: October 11, 2007
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