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Portrait of Dr. James J. Delaney

Description: Dr. James Joseph Delaney (1879-1959) served as the president of Schreiner Institute from 1923 to 1950. He was a leader in Texas education, an executive committee member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1939-1947), president of the Association of Texas Colleges (1939), and the president of the Southern Association of Junior Colleges (1945-1946). Dr. Delaney is credited for developing Schreiner Institute into a fully accredited junior college during his tenure as the first president. This image appears in the 1947 Recall Yearbook.
Date: 1947
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University