This Week in Texas Methodist History
September 1924 - Methodist students from eleven Texas institutions:
(McMurray, SMU, University of Texas, Lon Morris College, Texas A&M, Sam Houston State Teachers’ College, East Texas State Teachers’ College, North Texas State Teachers’ College, Texas Women’s College.
Their planning retreat happened to include September 12, and that coincidence provided hours of late-night discussion for the college students. September 12 was the date chosen by the War Department as “National Defense Day,” in which all regular army units and National Guard units engaged in practice mobilization…