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.
The bulletin of Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty, friends and alumni of the institution; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is October, 1890 no. 21.
The bulletin of Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty, friends and alumni of the institution; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is December 1888, vol. 1 no. 5.
Ella Sheppard oftern considered the backbone of the group, was born in Nashville, Tennessee on February 4, 1851. Her father was operated a livery stable in Nashville, purchased his freedom for $1800 and purchased Ella's freedom for $350. He tried...
Eliza Walker, one of eight children was born a slave six miles out of Nashville at Flatrock in 1857. Her father owned an ice-house and made enough money to purchase a home for the family in 1866, Eliza Walker entered Fisk.
Thomas Rutling was born in Wilson County, Tennessee in 1854. His father and brother were sold away from him before he was two years old. He stated on the plantation until 1865, when he moved to Nashville and soon after went to Fisk.
John W. Work III (1901-1967). Educator, composer. Class of 1923. Served the University for forty years as director of the Jubilee Singers, professor of music and conductor of the Men's Glee Club. His father and uncle wrote the Fisk University Alma...
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].
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...