The 1901 Normal Society pose in formal dress for a group portrait. The Normal Society was one of several active literary clubs. On the backside is typed "Donated by Mrs. Elva Bryant '02, 6 - 10 - 53," and handwritten "The Normal Society 1901" with a list of names: "Marion Carter, Hugh Esson, Arle Hampton, Frank Haley, Dayton Stoddard, T.J. Newbill, W.E. Bryant, Truman Allen, Wayne Wiley, C.D. Simpson, Cortez Stringer, George Serfling, Ralph Fisher, Raphael Skeels, Archie Millard."