“Not to Seem, But to Be” | A History of Mary Holmes Seminary
Defunct Black Colleges / Mary Holmes Seminary

“Not to Seem, But to Be” | A History of Mary Holmes Seminary

When Mary Holmes Seminary opened in 1892, its founders had one key purpose in mind: Christian education of black women. First in Jackson, Mississippi, then in West Point, Mississippi, the school carried out that mission with excellent results for 40 years, supplying Christian homemakers and teachers throughout the country. Then, as is the case with … Continue reading