Photographs of Tuskegee Institute: An Illustrated Inventory of the American Antiquarian Society

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Cabin life - the Black Belt

Image of two African American women and three children seen sitting on the breezeway porch of a cabin in the Black Belt region of Alabama.

Cotton scene - cabin life

Group portrait of eight African American cotton pickers standing outside of a wooden cabin near Tuskegee, Alabama. Two men, one boy, one girl and four young women are seen.

In black belt - "Tot'n de baby"

Portrait of two young, barefoot, African Americans, one holding a toddler on her back, in the Black Belt region of Alabama, the region in the south-central part of the state known for it's rich topsoil.

Booker T. Washington and family

Portrait of Tuskegee Institute founder Booker T. Washington, with his third wife Margaret James Murray and his three children, Portia, Booker Jr. and Ernest Washington.

School improved by Cornelia Bowen '85 T.N.I.I.

View of the two story children's school in Tuskegee, Alabama, with African American students standing outside, boys on the left, and girls on the right. The school was principaled by Cornelia Bowen, a graduate of Tuskegee Instistute.

Improved house of a colored man near Tuskegee

Image of a small, single story Victorian bungalow, owned by an African American family near Tuskegee, Alabama. Two young African American children sit on the porch.

Improved school and church near Tuskegee

Image of a single room school house near Tuskegee, Alabama. Dozens of African American students and their teachers are gathered in front of the school, separated by gender.

Improved school of Tuskegee Institute

View of a single story school house at the Tuskegee Institute. African American teachers and students are gathered in front of the school, separated by gender.

Snow Hill School, W.J. Edwards '94 T.N.I.I.

Image of African American students and teachers gathered outside of the Snow Hill School in Snow Hill, Alabama. Founded by William J. Edwards, a graduate of the Tuskegee Instistute.