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Jane E. Elliott, Founded the Cafeteria System at Tennessee A and I State College in 1924, the First to be Established in a Negro College and the Original One It is Believed, to be Established in the South. She Commanded National Attention to This Area by Stressing the Importance of Proper Selection of Foods for Diversified Diets to Meet the Individual Student's Need. Mrs. Elliott Strode Constantly and Untiringly to Improve the Health of Students Through Well Balanced Meals Served in Cafeteria Style Under Beautiful and Pleasing Surroundings. In Addition to Her Duties at the College, Mrs. Elliott Was an Embodiment of Culture, Refinement and Gracious Living, Deeply Imbued With the Christian Spirit.


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