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Picturing The Past: Receipts Reveal Some Basic Costs From Years Ago


November 20, 2017

This week Picturing the Past continues to feature items from a collection of County Commissioners' documents of the early 1900s by looking at the contents of a few specific items.

A Brevard Institute tuition receipt dated Feb. 28, 1910, shows fees of $30.25 paid in full for a 12 week term for Donnie Mae Wilson. Brevard Institute offered four years of standard high school work in home economics, agriculture, business, music, college preparatory and normal education in preparing teachers from about 1900 through 1933. There is no indication who paid the fees or why this item would be in wit...

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