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

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Agriculture, T.N.I.I.

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Image of an African American man sitting on a donkey or mule-led tilling machine at the Tuskegee Institute.

Armstrong Hall, T.N.I.I. - boys dormitory

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View of Armstrong Hall, a boys dormitory on the campus of the Tuskegee Institute. The three story brick building has multiple chimneys and a double front porch. Two young African American men are seen walking towards the building.

Blacksmith shop - T.N.I.I.

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

Boys of Tuskegee marching to church

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View of the male marching band of Tuskegee Institute seen marching down a dirt road on campus. Two buildings and a water tower are seen on the right side of the street.

Camp meeting - lunch counter

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Image of two African American woman and a man seen working a lunch counter under a tree at the site of a camp meeting near Tuskegee, Alabama. The cart on which the food is placed is upside down and reads "Tennessee."

Camp meeting - snuff dipping

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Image of African American men and women seen standing around at a camp meeting near Tuskegee, Alabama. A woman is seen bent over looking into her hand, possibly dipping tobacco.

Camp meeting - two dudes from town

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Image of two African American men, one smoking a cigar, seen in a wooded area near Tuskegee, Alabama, attending a religious camp meeting.

Conference scene - ready for lunch

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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…

Conference scene - typical character

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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…

Cotton field - a farm hand

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Image of an African American woman directing a mule or donkey attached to farm equipment in a cotton field near Tuskegee, Alabama.