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 November 1985, no. 68.
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 1897, no. 85.
William H. Miles Was Born a Slave In 1828 and Freed In 1854. He Joined the Methodist Episcopal Church (South) In 1855 and the Church Licensed Him to Preach in 1857. Over the Next 22 Years, He Lead a Church That Grew Into One of the Largest In the...
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.
Jennie Jackson born free, was the granddaughter of President Andrew Jackson's personal body servant. Jennie's mother had been a slave but her master at this death gave her her freedom. Jennie entered Fisk in 1866.
Isaac Dickerson, was born a slave on July 15, 1850 in Wytheville, Virginia. After his mother died, he became a houseboy at the age of five. Before entering Fisk, he worked as a hotel waiter and a school teacher.
Julius Lester (1939- ). Author. Class of 1960. Gained success as a children's author in 1969 with the publication of To Be a Slave, a Newbery Honor Book, and Black Folktales. Subsequent works continued to show his interest in African-American...
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].