Salem College: A history in photos Jun 13, 2019 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Circa 1800 First Salem Academy admissions building, possibly taken from a postcard. Photo from circa 1800 Journal file photo 1882 Digital Forsyth Photograph of the Single Sisters' House looking south on Church Street in Salem. 1889 Salem Academy and College students are seen on the steps of the Main Hall building. This particular graduating class had the distinction of being welcomed at the White House by President Harrison. Digital Forsyth photo Circa 1890 The promenade and fountain behind the Main Hall building at Salem Academy and College. Digital Forsyth Circa 1895 Sisters Amelia “Amy” (1835-1929) and Louisa “Lou” (1826-1902) Van Vleck were music teachers at Salem Academy and College. Amy taught for 50 years (1859-1909) and Lou taught for 51 years (1851-1902). Journal file photo 1895, grounds Salem Female Academy grounds, 1895. Digital Forsyth 1895 Salem Female Academy, 1895. Photo shows Main Hall at the far left, beside South Hall, and shows the fountain in Salem Square. Digital Forsyth Between 1890 and 1900 This image of the Single Sisters' House taken from Salem Square includes the figure of a man possibly identified as Tom Hege, a photographer in Salem from the 1890s to the early twentieth century. Digital Forsyth 1900 An outdoor location on the grounds of Salem Academy and College. Digital Forsyth Between 1900 and 1920 Four unidentified Salem College students pose in front of the 1788 Gemeinhaus in Bethabara. Digital Forsyth 1903 graduates Salem Academy and College graduates march in two lines up Church Street in front of Main Hall carrying their garland, or chain. The lady on the top right step is Emma Lehman. Digital Forsyth 1903, campus Salem College campus 1903 Journal file photo 1903 Salem College springhouse, 1903 Journal file photo Class of 1907 Members of the Salem College tennis club, class of 1907 Journal file photo 1949 An aerial view of Salem College in July 1949. Journal file photo 1962 Mary Cummings, a dietitian, and Russell Crews, a chef, stand in the kitchen for Salem College in September 1962. Journal file photo 1965, Memorial Hall steps Remaining steps to Memorial Hall at Salem College, after the demolition of the building, 1965. Journal file photo 1965, Memorial Hall Memorial Hall under demolition in 1965. The Salem Academy and College Fine Arts Center, now the Robert E. Elberson Fine Arts Center, took Memorial Hall’s place as a practice, performance, and meeting hall. Journal file photo 1965 Salem college's Fine Arts Center under construction in April 1965. Journal file photo 1968 Easter Sunrise Service looking North from the top of Main Hall at Salem College Frank Jones/Journal file photo 1968 Easter Sunrise Service looking North from the top of Main Hall at Salem College. Frank Jones/Journal file photo 1970 Salem College Main Hall as seen in October 1970. The building was competed in 1856. Journal file photo 1981 A new gym was under construction at Salem College in September 1981. Journal file photo 2000 Salem College Commencement Speaker Oprah Winfrey watches graduating students file into their seats from her own seat on the stage next to Velva Whitescarver Woollen, Chair of the Board of Trustees for Salem College. Ted Richardson/Journal file photo 2000 As part of her commencement address to the Class of 2000 at Salem College, Oprah Winfrey talked about the virtues of being a woman , believing in yourself and trusting God's plan for you. Ted Richardson/Journal file photo 2006 Workers restoring the Single Sisters House on the campus of Salem College discovered 220-year-old grafitti, attributed to Maria Magdalena Schmidt, in the sleeping area. Bruce E. Chapman/Journal file photo 2006 Workers restoring the Single Sisters House on the campus of Salem College in 2006 discovered 220-year-old grafitti, attributed to Maria Magdalena Schmidt, in the sleeping area. Bruce E. Chapman 2014 The new Salem College Student Center is seen on the day of its dedicaton and opening, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. DAVID ROLFE/Journal file photo As featured on +3 Another six months of probation for Salem College The Winston-Salem women's college remains out of compliance with a single financial standard. A year ago, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges cited the school for falling short in four areas. 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