African Americans--Education (Higher)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Letter from Booker T. Washington asking for financial support for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. The letter is dated November 12, 1915, two days before Washington's death.
Collection — Box 4312.001: 
Scope and Contents This collection highlights the efforts of African American educator Don Speed Smith Goodloe to improve secondary education for African American students in Maryland’s segregated educational system from 1910 to 1911. The collection is composed of two series: Correspondence, 1910-1911, and Records for the Maryland Normal and Industrial School at Bowie for the Training of Colored Youth, also known as the Maryland State Normal School No. 3. The collection is strong in incoming correspondence as it...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
Overview Correspondence, concert programs, and other documents from this Tuskegee Institute graduate
Dates: 1930 - 1947
Overview Contains photographs, letters, programs, and other materials created and collected by Lee, who was director of the Tuskegee Choir for twenty-five years (1903-1928).
Dates: 1891 - 1938
File — Box 4257.010: , Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Four letters from different writers to Jennie W. Miller of Champaign, Illinois. The first letter, writtein in 1920, from Edna W. G., also of Champaign, praising Miller as the best Sunday school teacher. The second letter, written in 1923, by Sara M. Himrod of Oakhaven, Arkansas, thanking her for inviting the Himrods to Champaign for their son's graduation excercises. The third, written by Jennie Whitmore of Burbank, Ohio, in 1924, to thank her kindness in taking in Whitmore's son. The last...
Dates: 1922 - 1933
Overview This collection consists of two personal albums with photographs of teachers, administrators, and students at the Lincoln Normal School, an early African-American school in Marion, Alabama. The albums include formal group portraits, informal photographs from everyday life, and images of the school's surroundings.
Dates: 1909 - 1924
Overview One photographic album compiled by Margaret Moore containing eighty-four black-and-white photographs depicting life at Atlanta University between 1917 and 1920.
Dates: 1917 - 1920
Abstract Notes by McPherson while a theological student at Payne University, a college for African Americans founded in 1889 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Selma, Alabama, and copies of three commencement addresses at Attalla, Etowah County, and Thomas, Jefferson County, Alabama Public Schools.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
Abstract An advertisement for the traveling program, "Negro Education in Black Belt of the South," featuring the Tuskegee Quintette.
Dates: circa 1900
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Simpson's participation in the Rural Project, a 1930s "program of supervised student teaching in selected crowded rural Negro schools of Montgomery County [Alabama]." It includes photographs of Tankersley, Peoples Village, Ramer, Little Zion, Jericho, and Pine Grove schools, and information about students' activities.
Dates: 1937 - 1938
Overview Papers related to the Williams family of Atlanta, Georgia. Of particular interest are two notebooks belonging to Barabara Adeline Williams, one of which she kept while in nursing school and the other while she was attaining her high school diploma.
Dates: 1891 - 1999