Campus Physician; First Physics Graduate; Virginia State College for Negroes
Charles Townes entered Virginia State College for Negroes in 1931. Mr. Towns became the first physics graduate in 1934. He went on to get a Ph.D in physics from Penn State and M.D. in medicine from Howard University. After World War II, Dr....
James Barnes came to Virginia State in 1931 as an instructor in health and physical education. He also coached basketball, football, and track during his short stay at Virginia State College for Negroes. There is a street named for Coach Barnes...
College presidents – Washington (D.C.) -- Wilson Teachers College;
Higbie, Edgar C.;
Wilson Teachers College;
Wilson Teachers College -- Presidents
Dr. Higbie (1875- 1944) was appointed president of Wilson Teachers College in 1931. Dr. Higbie retired as President of Wilson Teachers College in February 1941, because of ill health. He remained on the faculty until his death in 1944.
Faculty and Graduating Class, Spring Quarter, 1931. The Entire Class Inculded 105 Candidates for the B.S. Degree. Many of Them Have Been Appointed as Supervisors, Extension Workers, Smith-Hughes Home Economics and Agricultural Agents, Principals,...
Ninth Annual Convention of the Presidents of Land Grant Colleges held at the Y.M.C.A., Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Joseph Samuel Clark, president of Southern University and A&M College [front row seated left].
1931 The Lion Published By the Phi Delta Chi Class of Nineteen Hundred and Thirty-one, Lincoln University; Yearbook. Digitization Funded By a Grant From the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).
JAMES WELDON JOHNSON HOUSE (1931). Formerly the residence of renowned poet, James Weldon Johnson, who occupied the Adam K. Spence Chair of Creative Literature and Writing from 1931 to 1938 at Fisk University. (Still standing)
Hermanze Edwin Fauntleroy obtained his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his M.E. from Purdue University. In 1922, Mr. Fauntleroy became Professor of Trade Science and Mathematics. There is a building named for him at Virginia State University.
Doxey Alfonzo Wilkerson had a A.D. Degree in English from the University of Kansas. He came to Virginia State in 1927. He was the acting director of the high school and professor secondary education in 1929.