Caption: "Mrs. Russell William Magna, President General, 1933; Mrs. Sydney Perry Cooper, State Regent, The Mary L. Jackson Cooper Building at Crossnore. Approved School of the N. S. D. A. R., the New Dormitory for Girls Erected Under the Supervision of Mrs. Ralph Van Landingham, State Chairman Approved Schools."; The Cooper Building was the "big girls dorm" and was home to Anne Hall Whitt Thompson, famed author of 'Suitcases'. The downstairs lobby was once the scene of Saturday night square dances. The Cooper Building served as the high school for Crossnore Academy before the Wayne Densch Education Building was constructed.