Picture JS026

Picture JS026B

Description: The Southern Conservatory of Music, which stood on the southwest corner of Main and Duke streets.

Postmark place and date: Durham Feb 4 1907

Addressee: Miss M. S. Winborne; Kinston; N.C.

Handwritten text on front of card: none

Handwritten text on back of card: Feb. 3rd 1907 My wishes are that you have spent a happy Sunday. Write you soon. B.S.S.

Printed text: THE SOUTHERN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, erected in 1899, is one of the largest of its kind in the South, and has an attendance of over 100 students. It contains an auditorium, school and dormitory, each seemingly separate, yet grouped in a practical manner. At the end of the practice hall is a memorial window 9 by 17 feet, representing St. Cecelia, erected to the memory of Mrs. Mary Duke Lyon. The building cost $30,000. Raphael Tuck & Sons, "RaphoType" Art Publishers to Their Majesties the King and Queen . (Regd) Postcard no. 5086 "Durham, N.C." Printed in Holland

Filename: JS026 - JS026b


Previous    Next