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

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Agriculture, T.N.I.I.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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