School superintendent Lenox Williams, left, and herdsman B.M. Townsend standing next to an exhibit sign at the Florida School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.

School superintendent Lenox Williams, left, and herdsman B.M. Townsend standing next to an exhibit sign at the Florida School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.


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  • DSB0368

Year

  • Not before 1967

Series Title

General Note

  • Note Jimmie Knight in background grooming calf and that the sign reads, "This exhibit prepared to better inform the general public of the beef cattle research project conducted at the Dozier School for Boys."
  • The Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida, was a high risk residential commitment facility operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice for male youth 13 to 21 years of age who were committed by the Court. The school originally opened in 1900 as the Florida State Reform School. It was later known as the Florida Industrial School for Boys (1914-1957), the Florida School for Boys (1957-1967), and finally the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys. The school closed in 2011.

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    Biography Note

  • Lenox Williams was born in White City, Alabama on February 9, 1932. He began his career in Marianna in 1960, when he was hired as a psychologist at Florida School for Boys. He later advanced to superintendent and became the longest serving superintendent in the history of Dozier School for Boys. He died on July 26, 2010.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 3 x 4 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Location: 20696B.
School superintendent Lenox Williams, left, and herdsman B.M. Townsend standing next to an exhibit sign at the Florida School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.
School superintendent Lenox Williams, left, and herdsman B.M. Townsend standing next to an exhibit sign at the Florida School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.

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School superintendent Lenox Williams, left, and herdsman B.M. Townsend standing next to an exhibit sign at the Florida School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. Not before 1967. Black & white photoprint, 3 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/258568>, accessed 20 January 2019.

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School superintendent Lenox Williams, left, and herdsman B.M. Townsend standing next to an exhibit sign at the Florida School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. Not before 1967. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Jan. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/258568>.

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