|On the back : "Clinton Academy" Juliette Gihnu , Fannie Dunham, Belle Alexander, Lulu Dunham, Laura Knoles, Myrtle Aifter, Audrey Knoles, and Kellie Walters (some of the names I can't make out. I'm still trying to figure them out.|
1879: Clinton Academy founded, by W. H. Stahl.
1881: Clinton Academy taken over by E. P. Lamkin.
1882: Clinton Academy moves to former Presbyterian Church building..
1884: Clinton Academy incorporated and authorized to grant degrees.
1895: Clinton Academy closed.
It's strange, but that's all I found about the school, other than the fact that the fraternity Phi Sigma Pi originated there, and that there was a hazing incident.
The lines in the photo are from my soon to be defunct scanner. The picture has a great sepia tone, and I love the subject. They look like they are an all girl cast for some Shakespearean play.