Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Owen College opened in 1954 on Vance Avenue. In 1958, the college secured accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and offered two-year associate degrees in general education, business, home economics and religious education. In 1968, Owen College merged with LeMoyne College at their campus on Walker Avenue.
1964 June 27
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"Owen College, Memphis, TN, 1964" (2021). Memphis. 103.
Owen College (Memphis, Tenn.), Historically black colleges and universities.