Image Approximate Date
1880s, circa. early
W427.2-1 - Faculty/Staff: Johnson, David Bancroft
In 1883, David Bancroft Johnson was appointed Columbia, S.C. School Superintendent. In this post he learned firsthand that there was a significant shortage of trained teachers in the state. In 1886, he would help found the Winthrop Training School for Teachers to help alleviate the problem.
This image is of Winthrop Founder and First President David Bancroft Johnson from the early 1880s.
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