The Native Oak Hill School

The Native Oak Hill School and Chruch

Success Maxims and Good Suggestions

Maxims and Suggestions

Indian Schools

Indian Schools and Churches

Industrial Education

A look at the turn of the 20th Century into the possibilities of an Industrial School system.

Era of Rev. Edward G. Haymaker

On October 1, 1892, Rev. Edward Graham Haymaker became superintendent and continued to serve in that capacity until the spring of 1904.

Elliott Hall

The erection of the fine building known as Elliott Hall, was made possible by the receipt of a gift of $5,000 from Mr. David Elliott, of LaFayette, Indiana.

Era of Eliza Hartford

The story of Oak Hill as an Industrial Academy begins with the work of Miss Eliza Hartford of Steubenville, Ohio, the first white teacher in the “Old Log house”.

Era of James F. McBride

About October 1, 1888 Mr. and Mrs. James F. McBride arrived to take charge of the work as superintendent and matron.

Early Reminiscences of Oak Hill Academy

Early Reminiscences

Early Times at Forest Chapel

“I have considered the days of old, the years of ancient times.” The following reminiscences of early times at Forest Church are narrated for their intrinsic as well as historic interest. The first one reveals an order of service that is very general in the colored Churches. It is one that affords the deacon, if

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