Dr. James E. Shepard standing with Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. outside Benjamin Newton Duke Auditorium. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was a civil rights leader, co-founder of the National Negro Congress, and succeeded his father as Pastor of...
Dr. James Edward Shepard (November 3, 1875-October 6, 1947) founded the National Religious Training School and Chautauqua in 1910. He was the school's first president and served in that position from 1909 until his death on October 6, 1947. Prior...
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].
The bulletin of the Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty, friends and alumni of the institutuon; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is February, 1890 no. 16.
Miner Normal School;
Miner Normal School -- Buildings;
Washington Normal School;
Washington Normal School – Buildings
Miner Normal School (officially known as Washington Normal School # 2) held classes in the Franklin Building from 1873 (?) to 1907. This building was on the Southeast corner of 13th and K. NW. Designed by Adolph Cuss, the building was completed...
Miner Normal School
Miner Normal School -- Buildings
Washington Normal School
Washington Normal School -- Buildings
Miner Normal School (officially known as Washington Normal School #2) held classes in the Franklin Building from ca. 1873 to 1907. This building was on the Southeast corner of 13rh and K. NW. Designed by Adolph Cuss, the building was completed and...
Legislators; School integration; Lawyers; Civil rights;
Avon Williams Became Involved In the Tennessee State University/University of Tennessee at Nashville Merger Suit as Attorney For the Plaintiff Interveners and Successfully Persuaded the Court That UT Nashville be Merged Into Tennessee State...
University of the District of Columbia
Jesse L. Jackson (1941-) was an civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in 1984 and 1988. He later served from 1991 through 1997as a shadow senator for DC. Jesse Jackson spoke at...