Miner Teachers College;
Miner Teachers College -- Fraternities and Sororities;
Zeta Phi Beta
Zeta Phi Beta – In the early 1930s, the Kappa Alpha chapter of Zeta Phi Beta was established at Miner Teachers College. Zeta stated that its objectives included finer womanhood, sisterly love, and scholarship. The chapter’s work included...
Radio – Washington (D.C.) -- University of the District of Columbia;
WUDC was a 4,000-watt station, licensed to the University of the District of Columbia – hence the call letters – WUDC. UDC had to sell its radio station to raise the money it needed as an educational institution. WUDC was never a financial...
College presidents -- Washington (D.C.) -- Washington Technical Institute;
Washington Technical Institute;
Washington Technical Institute -- Presidents
WTI President Cleveland Dennard with plans for new WTI campus. WTI was first housed at temporary quarters at the old Bureau of Standards campus at 4100 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC. WTI President Dennard led the initiative to construct...
Paine Institute; Buildings; Cottages; Campus buildings
Women's Missionary Council Of The Methodist Episcopal Church South Was Responsible For The Construction Of Two Frame Buildings For Industrial Work For Girls. The Buildings Contained Classrooms And Equipment For The Teaching Of Cooking, Sewing,...
Women's Missionary Council Of The Methodist Episcopal Church South Funded And Established A Project For Girls As An "Annex" To The Paine Campus In 1902. The Two Industrial Buildings And Bennett Hall Were Part Of The Project.
Wilson Teachers College;
Seals (Numismatics) -- Washington (D.C.) -- Wilson Teachers College
Wilson Teachers College was established in 1873 as the Washington Normal School. The name was changed to James Ormond Wilson Normal School in 1913 in honor of the man who was superintendent of schools when Wilson Normal School was founded. Wilson...
District Of Columbia Teachers College;
District Of Columbia Teachers College -- Buildings
Wilson Teachers College merged with Miner Teachers College to form DCTC.The reason for the merger was to comply with the BROWN V. BOARD decision in 1954 to desegregate public education. DCTC Classes held at the Wilson building after DCTC was...
University Secretary; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
William Rogers came to Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute in 1903 to teach manual science. He retired in 1947, during his time he was the football coach, athletic director, and cashier. The university football stadium is named in his honor.
Politician, Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
William Nash Stevens was a member of the group of African American Legislators who presented a number of bills in February of 1882. The honorable William Nash Stevens presented the bill to move the "COLORED" insane asylum to Dinwiddie.
Confederate General; Battle of the Crater; Readjuster Party; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
William Mahone was a railroad engineer, a Confederate General, and a hero in the Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864. After the Civil War he was one of the people who helped establish the Readjuster Party. The Party's support of the public...
School Teacher; Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
William Henry Johnson is shown in this 1889 wedding photograph with Mrs. Nannie Brewer Johnson. William Henry Johnson was the son of Henry Johnson, who had been born a slave on the old Fleet Plantation site. Mrs. Nannie Brewer Johnson was also...