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Wordless Wednesday: Graduation Day, Talladega College

June 18th, 2008 by Ajuan Mance

Graduation day photo of Emily Smith, Talladega College, early 1900s. The daughter of Charles Smith, Jr., she would go on to marry the Reverend Benjamin Franklin Mallard. Source: Schomburg Center, Harlem, NY.

Posted by Ajuan Mance

Posted in Black Students, Black women, HBCUs, Higher Education, Talladega College, Uncategorized

3 Responses

  1. misc*etc

    i love this – reminder of perseverance and inspiration – she looks beautiful (must be shining from inside too) she was probably very graceful & made her efforts look easy…

  2. SjP

    nice…very nice…

  3. Benjamin F. Mallard III

    Emily Smith was my grand aunt.

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