Josina Lott portraitJosina Lott and the Lott School

Josina Jones Lott believed that every child, regardless of physical or mental limitations, had ability and could learn. She began Lott Day School in her apartment in September of 1938. Mrs. Lott had seen children turned away from the public schools because parents were told that there was no place for them in the classroom. [Read the complete article]

Related exhibits:

Josina Lott and the Lott School (slide show)

Josina Jones Lott Collection, 1949-2000, MSS-186 (Canaday Center Finding Aid)


 The Tower's Lengthening Shadow

aerial viewAs a person grows older and taller in stature, the shadow he casts upon the earth grows longer. His impact on the world becomes more profound as he matures and succeeds. The same can be said of a university. The University of Toledo, created 125 years ago, has grown taller in stature and risen in influence. The shadow cast by its tower has lengthened. [Read the complete article]

Related exhibits:

The Tower's Lengthening Shadow (slides)

The tower's lengthening shadow: 125 years of the University of Toledo, by Barbara Floyd (catalog record)

The Blockhouse - Yearbook of the University of Toledo (1922-1985)

University Hall, The University of Toledo

University Hall

University Hall has been an iconic part of the University of Toledo and the City of Toledo since its conception in 1929. The building utilizes collegiate gothic architecture and stands as an inspiration to students to learn and reach for their goals. However, University Hall was not always apart of the University of Toledo. [Read the complete article]

Related collection:

The University of Toledo Archives - finding aids

The University of Toledo Archives - digital collections

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