The Heritage Collection

Girls’ Dormitory, Palmer College

The girls’ dormitory at Palmer College was very distinctive. Unfortunately, it was totally ruined by a fire that consumed much of the college in 1915. The Post Card was published by W. K. Jennings of DeFuniak Springs. It was addressed to Mr. T. E. Hubbard of Opp, Alabama, but the

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Walton High School 1921 Football Team

This photograph of Walton High School’s first football team was taken on the grounds of Palmer College in 1921. The linemen were (from left) Walter Donnelley, Theo Griffith, Fuller Warren, Ralph “Bud” McBroom, Cletus Fuqua, Clyde McKenzie, and Earnest Walker. The backs were Ralph Spiers, Buell Ogburn, Bert McCall, and

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Gillis House, 772 Circle Drive

This American Classical design house was built about 1901 for Stuart Knox Gillis, a teacher and prominent attorney. Mrs. Gillis stenciled the walls of the first floor rooms, which was unusual as was the French red tile roof. Mr. and Mrs. Gillis died within a week of each other, and

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People of Palmer College and Academy

This is a partial list of students, faculty, and staff of Palmer College and Academy (with the source of the information in parentheses). Marjorie Abernethy, Freshman Class Vice-Secretary (1924 Palmera) Frances Alford (1924 Palmera) Leo Andrews, 1924 Palmera Staff Clarence Beach (1924 Palmera) Arlin Bell (1924 Palmera) Isidore Berman (1916

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Palmer College Yearbooks

The Heritage Collection includes copies of the Palmera for 1916, 1918, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, and 1928. We often receive queries about people who attended Palmer College and Academy. We have not been able to locate the official records of the college, so the yearbooks provide an important means to

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