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Philomathean 1909
Lebanon University
(successor to National Normal University)

The Biles-Roll Photo Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society
The name "Philomathean" comes from two Greek words, (philos: "love") and (mathos: "something which is learned") or "love of knowledge."
Perhaps the group is a literary or debating society/sorority
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Pennant behind these women marked "Philomathean"
Steddom 1909 is handwritten in lower right hand corner of the board that the photo is mounted on [Steddom was a local photographer]

handwritten on the back of the photo
"Lebanon University Graduation 1909 - Mary [Roll] Biles, 3rd from right" [front row]

Arne H Trelvik

13 April 2008

FOOTNOTES: [email any additional information or comments that you would like to include to Arne H Trelvik ]
Arne H Trelvik

13 April 2008
Can anyone identify any of the other ladies in this photo???

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