Mills; Pre-Civil War; Industrial History; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
This is a view of Fleets Hill in 1883, as seen from Petersburg across the Appomattox River. This picture shows some of the many mills operating from water power along the Appomattox in Ettrick and Petersburg from the mid-1840s through the 1890s.
Fisk Graduates at Virginia State; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
This class picture from Fisk University in 1915 shows two future faculty members at Virginia State University. On the first row, reading left to right, the third person is Felicia D. Anderson, who will write the words to the Alma Mater and also...
Cooking Class; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
The cooking class of 1922. According to the picture only the 8 young ladies graduated. Ester Isabelle Tate, first from the right, was the instructor for the class. This photo was taken from the papers of Mrs. Rebecca Butcher Piout.
Southern University and A&M College--History;
Southern University and A & M College-Administration
Southern University Founders Day March 9, 1938. Picture caption reads: 25 Years of Service - 24 Years of Growth. Image at far right is of President Joseph S. Clark alongside his wife Octavia H. Clark and son Felton G. Clark.
Aerial view of Paine College campus. Beginning - right of picture, top to bottom: Carter Gymnasium, Bennett Hall, Girl's Cottages, Mary Helm Hall, Candler Library, Holsey Hall, Haygood Hall (with tower), President's House, left; and Epwowth Hall...
Lincoln University Pennsylvania, Jesse Jackson, Andrew Murray, Marvin Wachman
Rev. Jesse Jackson Was Awarded an Honorary D.Div. at the 1969 Commencement. Jackson Shakes Hands With Unknown (Presumed) Faculty Member, University Hall in Background; Prof. Andrew Murray is Immediately to Jackson's Right (i.e. Left in Picture);...
A Black and White Photograph of a Faculty Group. This is a Picture of Nine Faculty Memebers Who Served Under the Presidency of Both Trenholms at Alabama State University. Picture Was Taken During the 1950 Jubilee Event.