Nellie Sue Fleming, from High Point, North Carolina, attended Elon College as a student in the Preparatory Department during the 1907-1908 academic year. During the 1908-1909 academic year, she is listed in the Bulletin of Elon College as an undergraduate student. She graduated with the class of 1913. According to the 1913 Phi Psi Cli yearbook, she was involved with the following during her time at Elon: member of the Psiphelian Literary Society, Collector at Christian Endeavor (1910), Marshal at Psiphelian Entertainment (1910), Class President (1911), Society Representative (1911), Corresponding Secretary of the Class (1911), Treasurer of the Y.W.C.A. (1912), Society Representative (1912), Vice-President of the Christian Endeavor Society (1913), Basketball Manager (1913), President of the Expression Class (1913), Certificate in Expression (1913), Class Historian (1913), and Marshal at the Junior-Senior Debate (1912). The scrapbook contains materials from 1913 and 1914. The majority of the items in the scrapbook are newspaper clippings documenting the commencement exercises at Elon College in 1913. At that time, the largest number of students graduated from Elon (52 graduates). During the commencement program, Nellie Sue Fleming read the senior class history that she composed. A typescript copy of this essay can be found on page 53. The scrapbook also houses Elon College commencement programs, Literary Society programs and invitations, and programs from the Expression class recitals. The last pages of the scrapbook contain photographs of the following members from the Elon class of 1913: Alonzo Lohr Hook, Virgie Estelle Beal, Janie Lee Beale, Viola Frazier, Alonzo Tomlinson Banks, Pearle Fogleman, Lillian Pearl Tuck, Walton Staley Wicker, and Charles Titus Rand. There are a few non-Elon related items in the scrapbook which include a 1913 High Point High School commencement program and invitation, as well as a 1914 Liberty High School commencement program and postcard with a picture of the high school on the front. Nellie Sue Fleming was the daughter of Dr. P.H. Fleming (class of 1905) and Mrs. Ella Sipe Fleming of Burlington, North Carolina. After she graduated from Elon, she taught in the Burlington public school system for a number of years. In addition to teaching, she was very active with the First Christian Church in Burlington (where her father served as pastor for a number of years), civic and community affairs. She passed away on August 31, 1968, following several years of illness.





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