Timeline

Use the interactive timeline to see the story of the Century America schools and towns as they relate to each other and the nation.


 

Image Citations

Please note that these citations are arranged by school/community. The dates in italics are the dates for which the cited image is used.

 

Alabama Girls’ Technical Institute, AL

1911; 1915; 1916; October 12, 1916; 1919; 1919

“Main Hall,” ca. 1913, Annie Crawford Milner Archives and Special Collections, Carmichael Library, University of Montevallo.

 

American Involvement

November 5, 1912; November 7, 1916; February 25, 1917; April 6, 1917; May 18, 1917; March 28, 1918; June 6 – 26, 1918; November 11, 1918

Harris & Ewing, “Wilson, Woodrow,” ca. 1905–1945, Harris & Ewing Collection, Library of Congress, JPEG file, http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/hec/16800/16853r.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).

 

American School of Osteopathy, MO

April 1917; December 12, 1917; September – November 1918; November 16 – December 16, 1918; June 1919

“American School of Osteopathy,” Photograph, ca. 1918, Wilbur Harrison Smith Bohm Collection, 2001.36.72.163, Museum of Osteopathic Medicine, “The American School of Osteopathy,” No Man’s Land: Kirksville, Missouri & the Great War, JPEG file, http://truman.centuryamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2001.36.72.163-copy.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).

 

Asheville, NC

August 1914 – November 1918; August 27, 1914; July 17, 1916; November 14, 1917; April 29, 1918; November 11, 1918

“Aerial Shot of Downtown Asheville, About 1919,” 1919, North Carolina Collection, Pack Memorial Library, Asheville, North Carolina.

 

Branch Agricultural College and Cedar City, UT

January 1, 1913; September 22, 1913; July 10, 1916; June 5, 1917; October 11, 1918; December 20, 1918

SUU Digital Library, “Campus Buildings,” Branch Agricultural College (BAC) Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Sherratt Library, Southern Utah University, Date unknown, JPEG file, http://contentdm.li.suu.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/BAC_Photos/id/251 (accessed March 29, 2014).

 

Camrose, Canada

March 18, 1915; December 23, 1915; July 6, 1917; June 28, 1918; October 24, 1918

“Postcard 3149: Camrose Lutheran College,” ca. 1915, Peel’s Prairie Provinces Collection, University of Alberta Libraries, University of Alberta, JPEG file, http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/pcimages/PC/003/web/PC003149.jpg (accessed April 29, 2015).

 

Dickenson and Wise Counties, VA

July 4, 1914; December 31, 1916;  October 1 – 7, 1918; 1918; August 1922

“Clinchco,” Elihu Jasper Sutherland, Meet Virginia’s Baby: A Pictorial History of Dickenson County, Virginia, from its Formation in 1880 to 1955, with Stress on Pioneer Background (Dickenson, VA: Dickenson County Diamond Jubilee Commission, 1955), 45.

 

Farmington State Normal School and Farmington, ME

August 24, 1914; January 1916; March 10, 1916; April 6, 1917; April 30, 1917; September 27, 1917

“Farmington State Normal School Girls at Railroad Sign,” ca. 1914, Miscellaneous Photos, Box: 7E, Mantid Library Archives, University of Maine at Farmington.

 

Fredericksburg State Normal School and Fredericksburg, VA

March 14, 1908; June 1, 1917; October 1917; June 17 – July 24, 1918; September – November 1918; October 2, 1918

“Faculty and Student Body State Normal School Fredericksburg Virginia April 27 1916,” Bulletin of the State Normal School for Women, Fredericksburg, VA: Sixth Annual Catalogue, June 1917, front matter, Special Collections and University Archives, Simpson Library, University of Mary Washington, https://archive.org/stream/bulletinofstaten22univ#page/n3/mode/2up (accessed March 29, 2014).

 

Great War in Europe

June 28, 1914; July 28, 1914; August 1, 1914; August 4, 1914; September 6, 1914; May 7, 1915; July 1, 1916; February 1, 1917; December 5, 1917; March 3, 1918; April 9, 1918; July 15, 1918; August 8, 1918; November 11, 1918; January 4, 1919; June 28, 1919

Ernest Brooks, “The Battle of Passchendaele, July–November 1917,” September 21, 1917, Ministry of Information First World War Collection, Catalogue No. Q 2864, Imperial War Museums, JPEG file, http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib/384/media-384828/standard.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).
 

North Adams Normal School and North Adams, MA

June 17 – June 20, 1914

“Pageant of the Mohawk Trail,”  The North Adams Transcript, 1914, Special Collections, Freel Library, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams.

September – November 1914; September – November 1916

Detroit Publishing Co., “Normal school, North Adams Mass.,” 1910, Prints & Photographs, Library of Congress, JPEG file http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/pnp/det/4a10000/4a18000/4a18300/4a18301r.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).

March 31, 1917

Emma E. Dewey, “When We Were Juniors We Worked,” 1915, Freel Library, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams.

November 21, 1917

Thomas Fleming, “Around the Capital,” 1902, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, “Lawrence, George Pelton, (1859–1917),” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: 1774 – Present, JPEG file, http://bioguide.congress.gov/bioguide/photo/L/L000133.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).

 

Sarasota, FL

April 1915; June 22, 1916; January 11, 1917; 1917; May 14, 1921

“Drive Along Bay Front,” Sarasota, Florida and the Sarasota Bay District of Manatee County (brochure, issued by Sarasota County Board of Trade), 1914 – 1915, 23, Sarasota County Historical Resources, Sarasota, Florida.

 

Shepherd College and Shepherdstown, WV

May 1, 1915

The Rumseian Society,  http://jamesrumsey.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/monumenta.jpg (accessed March 29, 2014).

May 1, 1916

Shepherd University Digital Archives.

March 4, 1917

Shepherd University Digital Archives.

May 5, 1917

Shepherd University Digital Archives.

May 16, 1917

Shepherd University Digital Archives.

October 19, 1917

Shepherd University Digital Archives.

December 18, 1918 – January 1, 1919

Shepherd University Digital Archives.

 

Stevens County and West Central School of Agriculture, MN

September 1910; September 24, 1917; February 12, 1918; September 1918; October 11, 1918; September 1919

“Agriculture in Stevens County,” n.d., Stevens County Historical Society, Morris, Minnesota.

 

Superior Normal School, WI

April 15, 1893; May 1, 1917; January 1, 1918

“Normal School after Being Rebuilt,” Black and white print, ca. 1910-1919, History of UW-Superior, The University of Wisconsin Collection, UW-Superior University Archives, University of Wisconsin-Superior, JPEG file, http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/UW/data/images/MmBib/UWSuperior/reference/super0195r.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).

March 27, 1914

“Postcard of Normal School Burning,”  Black and white postcard, March 17, 1914,  History of UW-Superior, The University of Wisconsin Collection, UW-Superior University Archives, University of Wisconsin-Superior, JPEG file, http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/UW/data/images/MmBib/UWSuperior/reference/super0198r.jpg (accessed May 4, 2014).

 

Wichita Falls, TX

1915; August 1917; September 1917; July 26, 1918; September 29, 1918; October 8, 1918; January 21, 1919 

Image courtesy of Wichita Falls City Cartographer Paul Bata.

 

Willimantic State Normal School

September 1889; June 26, 1914; 1918

”Normal School exterior (color),” ca. 1910, Postcard Collection, Eastern Connecticut State University Archives, Willimantic, http://www.easternct.edu/smithlibrary/depts/archives/collections/postcards/Postcard_NS%5B1905%5D.pdf (accessed March 29, 2014).