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African American Education Historiography

African American Education Gallery

New two-room Notasulga Schoolhouse, Ala., pupils and teacher.

From The General Education Board : an account of its activities, 1902-1914. (Part of Open: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (New York Public Library)
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Charlotte Hawkins Brown: educator who cast a long shadow

Charlotte Hawkins Brown in her doctoral robe, c. 1928.
(Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at Historic Palmer Memorial Institute, Division of State Historic Sites and Properties, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.)

Merze Tate: Teacher & Poltical Scientist

Merze Tate taught for half a century at the secondary and college levels and was also a prolific writer. In 1991 she received the Distinguished Scholar Award of the American Historical Association.
(Moorland-Spingarn Research Center.)

Autherine Lucy Foster

Autherine Lucy, leaving court with her attorneys: Thurgood Marshall (center) and Arthur Shores (to his left). Birmingham, Alabama, 1956.
(Library of Congress.)

 enolia pettigen mc millan

Enolia Pettigen McMmillan: Teacher and Activist

Enolia Pettigen McMillan (right), with Irma Jones (left) and Leah Patterson in May 1970, during a spring renewal membership drive by the Baltimore branch of the NAACP. McMillan was the president of that branch.  (Library of Congress.)

[Four African American women seated on steps of building at Atlanta University, Georgia]

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Du Bois albums of photographs of African Americans in Georgia exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900