Youngstown State University

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Youngstown State University,

at Youngstown, Ohio; coeducational; est. 1908 as a department of the Youngstown Association School sponsored by the Young Men's Christian Association. In 1921 the school became the Youngstown Institute of Technology, changing its name in 1928 to the Youngstown College. The school gained university status in 1955 and adopted its present name in 1967, when it joined the Ohio system of higher education. It has a college of arts and sciences, a graduate school, and schools of business administration, education, engineering, applied science and technology, and fine and performing arts.
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After graduating from high school in Youngstown, Booker enrolled himself at the Youngstown College but later took a transfer to Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia.
A historian at Youngstown College, Ohio, Cramer died in 1948, the year the Louisiana State University Press published this account of Confederate General Jubal Early's attack on Washington in July of 1864 during the US Civil War.
One of the last things he did before his death in 1933 was to raise the money, hire the president and faculty, and obtain accreditation for a new 4-year college, Youngstown College, to be dedicated to the education of young men and women without consideration of race, color, or creed.
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