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Wordless Wednesday: Tuskegee Scrapbook

March 10th, 2009 by Ajuan Mance

This photo depicts a page from the Minnie Lyons scrapbooks, housed at the Alabama State Archives. This page is from a scrapbook that depicts college life (students, faculty, buildings) at Tuskegee institute during the 1920s.

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8 Responses

  1. Sukhmandir Kaur

    I love the old style clothes, so graceful!

  2. Mojo

    I love the Booker T. Washington quote. So very true.

  3. DNLee

    I love the scrap book. That’s a different image than your others…

    hey the diversity in science blog carnival continues. This month we’re celebrating women achievers in STEM. I hope you’re willing and able to participate. We even have a nice cool badge for the carnvival.

  4. Grampy

    What wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Ajuan Mance

    So glad you enjoyed the photo…and the unique format. It really provides a glimpse into a different time.

  6. Erin @ Furry Murray

    Fantastic historical photos! Thanks for visiting!

  7. Charmaine

    I love the scrapebook page. It is always good to take a look back at how things were back then on the campus.

  8. Tela vates

    I also liked the quote makes a lot of sense,and the cloths,the band,but check out the chemistry teacher he looks so proud.

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