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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.

Posted by Ajuan Mance


Posted in African Americans, Black Colleges, Black History, Black Students, Higher Education, Tuskegee University

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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