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Jacksonville Historical Society - Brewster Hospital
First Link -- Article about Brewster Hospital, Jacksonville's first hospital for blacks. The hospital stemmed from a nurses' training program at Boylan School.

Second Link -- Full text of a 1996 book. "A Charge to Keep . . . ." by Bettye J. Sessions that includes details of Brewster Hospital's growth from Boylan School. Boylan's history starts on page 3, with its first mention on page 4.

Third Link -- A Boylan School yearbook, 1932-33, with course descriptions and junior and senior high school class group photos.

Fourth Link -- Photo of Boylan Haven School alumni at a reunion. Click the photo to see it slightly larger.
Boylan-Haven-Mather Academy NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
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South Carolina Postcards Volume VIII: Camden
Book devotes a six-page chapter on Mather, featuring archival photos. Click "Contents" and then the "Mather Academy" chapter to see it.
1959 Jet Magazine Article About Mather's Merger
Mather Academy's merger with The Boylan-Haven School made the news in the Education section of the February 5, 1959 issue. Actor Sidney Poitier is featured on the cover in connection with the success of the 1958 movie, "The Defiant Ones." (NOTE: If you see "This content cannot be displayed in a frame," click "Open this content in a new window.")
News, Transcripts
Florida Heritage Collection - Boylan School Yearbook
Jacksonville Historical Society -- Boylan Haven Alumni Photo
Florida Heritage Collection - Brewster Hospital/Boylan Book
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