Completed in 1869, North Hall was the first building constructed for the new Atlanta University. When first compleded it provided dormitory rooms for both men and women students as well as providing classroom space.
Education -- Law and Legislation;
Miner Teachers College
Myrtilla Miner’s school was inactive for a lack of funds between 1860 and 1871. A bill considered in the US Senate to incorporate the Institution for Colored Youth in Washington, DC, Feb. 17, 1863. This institution incorporated in 1863.
In 1867, Edmund Asa Ware became the Freedmen's Bureau superintendent of education. He helped to establish Atlanta University. As president of the Board of Trustees, Ware became president in 1869 of the new institution, Atlanta University. he...
Washington (D.C.) – Public Schools;
Washington Normal School;
Wilson, James Ormond;
Wilson Normal School;
Wilson Teachers College
The college was named in honor of James Ormond Wilson (1825-1911). Wilson graduated from Dartmouth University. He was trustee of the Washington Public Schools from 1861 through 1869, and the second superintendent of schools for Washington Public...