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Even though we have researched a large number, still more appear and not all are mentioned here, but it is hoped you find this glimpse into the past interesting.
After considerable work we were relating our findings to an acquaintance who said 'Oh I went there'.
And so it is that this page has continued to evolve as we delve into Trade Directories and people tell us about their school days in Malvern.
Jones said that although he had been averse to naming the school after himself, his friends overcame his reluctance "with the argument that the school would be called by that name because of my connection with it, and to attempt to give it any other name would confuse the people." Bob Jones took no salary from the college and helped support the school with personal savings and income from his evangelistic campaigns. The Florida land boom had peaked in 1925, and a hurricane in September 1926 further reduced land values. Bob Jones College barely survived bankruptcy and its move to Cleveland, Tennessee in 1933.
However, Jones's move to Cleveland proved extraordinarily advantageous.