Hampton Institute and Booker T. Washington

Hampton Institute and Booker T. Washington

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Title:Hampton Institute and Booker T. Washington

Section of online exhibit explaining the role of African American educational institutions, including Hampton Institute in Virginia and Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, as well as the influence of Booker T. Washington. Washington attended Hampton Institute and later led Tuskegee in Alabama. The page includes two black-and-white photographs from the Virginia Historical Society and the Library of Virginia.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Web sites
Subjects:Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 | African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Hampton Institute | Education--Virginia | African Americans--Education (Higher)--Virginia | Virginia
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society | Library of Virginia | Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (Virginia Historical Society)
Online Publisher:[Richmond (Va.)] : Virginia Historical Society | 2004-02-07
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Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.vahistorical.org/civilrights/btw.htm