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Portrait of Fielding Harris Yost, graduate of Law 1897. 'Hurry Up' Yost was an outstanding tackle for WVU. He subsequently coached at several colleges including University of Michigan where he won six national championships.
Architect's drawing of new College of Law Building.  Greife and Hoblitzell- Architects.
Former College of Law Building.
Architect Charles W. Bates, Wheeling, W. Va.; Heating Contractor, Alex Zeck and Son, Morgantown, W. Va.  From the Heating and Ventilating Magazine, August 1924, pg. 109 in and advertisement for Heatovent and the Buckeye Blower Company.
Men standing at steps of Colson Hall.
Coloson Hall with Clark Hall under construction in foreground.
Drawing of law center.
View of Law School Classroom in Woodburn Hall, West Virginia University.
Leila Jesse Frazier, of Upper Norword in Surrey, England and an 1899 graduate of the WVU Law School, rides 'man fashion' or astride,  near Woodburn Hall. A contemporaneous newspaper account depicts Frazier’s journey to Morgantown to begin her law studies, indicating that she put her husband, James C. Frazier, on the train in Martinsburg, and set off unaccompanied on horseback across the mountains.  She arrived several days later,wearing a black riding habit with a divided skirt, riding ';man fashion', carrying a brace of revolvers, and 'armed with a most remarkable amount of courage and daring'. Frazier was president of the Woman’s League of WVU, the first women’s organization on campus. Information from Becky Lofstead, 'Trailblazers at the College of Law' in WVU Alumni Magazine, Winter 2000, p.18.
From the Morgantown Daily News.
Law School Faculty Member.
Once Mayor of Morgantown.
Monticola Dedication to: 'Charles Edgar Hogg, the eldest son of James A. Susan (Knight) Hogg, was born in December 21, 1852, in Mason County, Virginia, (now West Virginia). He was admitted to the bar in 1875 to the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia in 1876, and to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1889. In 1875 he was elected County Superintendent of Free Schools of his native county, and re-elected in 1877; was a presidential elector in 1884, and a member of Congress from March 4, 1887 to March 4, 1889. He is the author of Hogg's Pleading and Forms, Equity Principles and Equity Procedure. He has also written a work entitled Jurisdiction and Practice in Justices' Courts, to be published in the course of the year. He is the author of the subjects Documentary Evidence, Conclusive Evidence, Judgments as Evidence, and Evidence Relating to the Law of Sales, which appear in the Encyclopedia of Evidence, eleven volumes of which have already appeared, and will also write the article on Wills for this work. His practice has been varied and extensive, and he is now one the counsel for West Virginia at the suit of the Commonwealth of Virginia, pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, Temple University has conferred upon his degree of Doctor of laws. He has been Dean of the College of Law since September 1906.
Dean of Law,
View of home lived in by Harold, son of Edward Calvin Eagle.Edward C. Eagle served on the local Hinton bar for nearly a quarter of a century after paying his way through West Virginia University. Mr. Eagle served his first term as prosecuting attorney of Summers County from 1902 to 1904 and for the following twenty years was the United States commissioner at Hinton. In 1920, he was elected prosecuting attorney on a platform that called for the suppression of moon-shining and law-breaking in general.
File was labeled "person on horse."  This is an image of Leila Jesse Frazier, one of the first women to graduate from the WVU School of Law in 1899. At the beginning of her time at the school of Law, she arrived in Morgantown unaccompanied from Martinsburg, W. Va. riding a horse in "man fashion."
Jerry West presents the first annual Jerry West Scholarship to Kenneth Tawney of Spencer, W. Va. Tawney attended WVU, subsequently earning a law degree.