Freedom fighter; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
John Henry Hill was born a slave in King and Queen County, Virginia, in March 1828. He escaped from the institution of slavery in 1853 and fled to Canada. He was very active in the Underground Railroad movement in Canada. After the Civil War...
African American; Freed slave; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
Rosetta McCray was born a slave in Petersburg, Virginia. Her father John McCray was able to acquire her freedom in the 1840s. She married John Henry Hill and bore two children before leaving Petersburg for Canada. While there, their two sons...
The bulletin of Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty, friend and alumni of the institution; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is October 1907, no. 175.
The bulletin of Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty friends and alumni of the institutions; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is September 1892, no. 39.
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.
Two Sets of Photographs of Lincoln University Students from Liberia, the First Taken in 1871, When They Arrived, and the Second in 1879. The Liberians are: Samuel Sevier, John Savage, Robert Deputie, and Alonzo Miller. Information on Verso.
Founded in 1851, Miss Miner’s school became known under the following names: 1) Colored Girl’s school, 2) Miner Normal School, 3) Washington Normal School #2, 4) Miner Normal School (a second time), and 5) Miner Teachers College. The school was...
Photographs, Outstanding People with a Fisk Connection
George L. White (1838-1894). Administrator, educator, Director of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Served as business manager, treasurer, and vocal music instructor at Fisk University. Organized the first group of Jubilee Singers and in 1871 urged them to...
Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart, b. 1837 d. 1921; Governors--Louisiana
Founder and sponsor of the relocation of Southern University. Pinchback served as Senator in the Louisiana State Senate in 1867, Lieutenant Governor in 1871 and Governor of Louisiana from December 9, 1872 to January 13, 1873 [35 days].