Sports; Football; Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
This appears to be a photograph of the men who won letters at the University in 1919. Standing at the rear, is Thomas Puryear, Dean of Men and Assistant Coach, and to the right top row was Gideon Smith, Head Coach.
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...
Washington Technical Institute;
Washington Technical Institute -- Presidents.
Dr. Cleveland Leon Dennard (1929-1992) was the founding president of the Washington Technical institute, a predecessor to UDC. Dennard was appointed to the post by president Lyndon B. Johnson at a time when the city’s government functions were...
Photograph of Booker T. Washington, His Wife and Children. From left to right, Ernest Davidson Washington, Booker T. Washington, Jr., Margaret Murray Washington, Booker T. Washington, Sr. and Portia Washington.