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

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Rattle Snake Bill T.N.I.I.

Image of a young man, known as "Rattle Snake Bill" seen sitting on a log and holding a long branch in his proper right hand. He wears a blazer with a tie, and a knit hat.

The cotton producer

Image of an African American cotton farmer attending the Tuskegee Negro Conference. He has white hair and a beard, and wears a long wool coat, holding his hat in his hand. Other men are seen behind him. The People's Conference, or Tuskegee Negro…

Conference scene - typical character

Portrait of an older African American man at the Tuskegee Negro Conference. He wears a knee-length wool coat, a plaid blanket around his shoulders, a kerchief around his neck and a cloth hat. Carts and horses are seen behind him. The People's…

Conference scene - ready for lunch

Image of an African American man and woman seen sitting outside of one of the buildings at Tuskegee Institute during the Tuskegee Negro Conference. A picnic basket is beside the woman, who holds a smaller basket. The People's Conference, or Tuskegee…

Mattress making, T.N.I.I.

Image of a male African American student stuffing a mattress ouside of a brick building at the Tuskegee Institute. A stack of pillows are seen piled on a windowsill.

Evolution of farmer's houses

View of two farmer's houses near Tuskegee, Alabama. In the foreground is a new, small wooden house with central chimney and front porch. Two African American men are seen on the porch. In the background is a small rustic and partially delapidated…

Parker model house for senior girls

View of the Parker model house for girls at the Tuskegee Institute. African American men and women are seen gathered in front of the house. The women sit while the men stand behind them.

Teachers of industries - T.N.I.I.

Group portrait of male and female African American teachers at the Tuskegee Insitute, seen sitting outside on the ground.

Printing office, T.N.I.I.

Image of students at the Tuskegee Institute working in the printing office.

Blacksmith shop - T.N.I.I.

View inside the brick blacksmith shop at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Male African American students are seen working on various projects.