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Modern School Collection: Images: Faculty and Staff [7]

The Ferm's tenure at Stelton lasted until 1925, when they left due to parents' criticisms regarding the crafts-based curriculum. They returned to the school in 1933. Elizabeth died in 1944 but Alexis stayed until 1948, when he retired to a single-tax colony in Fairhope, Alabama. Above is a picture of Alexis Ferm in Fairhope, AL (1955).

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Finding Aid to the Modern Collection
Photographs: Faculty and Staff | Daily Life | Classes | Buildings | Non-Stelton
Voices of the Children: 1922 | 1929 | 1931