Brewer served from 1912 to 1916.Link to the catalog
1912: Legislature strengthens child labor law
New law prohibited girls under fourteen and boys under twelve from working in industrial establishments. An eight-hour work day was established for older youths.
1912: Mississippi Baptist Hospital opens in Jackson
1912: Mississippi river floods
In the Mississippi Valley region, 200 people were killed and $45 million damage incurred as a result of the Mississippi river flooding.Link to the catalog
September 1912: Mississippi Normal School founded in Hattiesburg
Now the University of Southern Mississippi, the school was founded to train teachers. Initially, an 18-member faculty taught 220 students.