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...
Tuskegee Airman; Virginia State College for Negroes
(Ret.)Col. Howard Baugh, a 1941 graduate of Virginia State College for Negroes is shown with his fighter plane in 1944. (Ret.)Col. Baugh was one of five Virginia State graduates who were in the 99th pursuit squadron.
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 January 1899, no. 97.