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Creator:Huff, Christopher Allen
Title:Morehouse College
Date:2006 Feb. 6

Encyclopedia article about Morehouse College, one of ten historically black colleges and universities in Georgia. Located a few miles from downtown Atlanta in the historic West End district, Morehouse is one of only five all-male colleges in the United States and the only one for African Americans. Founded after the Civil War (1861-65) as a school for the training of preachers, Morehouse has become one of the most prestigious colleges for African Americans in the nation. In fall 2004 enrollment was approximately 3,000.

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Subjects:African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta | Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
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