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

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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.

Nurse training - T.N.I.I.

Image of three African American female nursing students, a nurse and a male in uniform seen standing over the bed of a man. Two tables with a bowl and medical supplies are beside the bed. Two empty beds are at right and pictures hang on the walls.

Teachers of Snow HIll, graduates T.N.I.I.

Group portrait of five male and three female African American teachers of the Snow Hill Institute in Alabama, all graduates of the Tuskegee Institute.

Washing and ironing at the Tuskegee Institute.

Two images on one sheet. At left, an African American woman is seen washing clothing in a wooden tub. At right, another African American woman is seen ironing clothing.

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.

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.

Annie Campbell - student at T.N.I.I.

Half length portrait of a female African American student named Annie Campbell at Tuskegee Institute, class of 1899. She sits facing right and is seen in profile view.

Conference scene- just arrived

Image of an older African American woman seen driving into Tuskegee in an ox-driven cart. The People's Conference, or Tuskegee Negro Conference, now known as the Farmer's Conference has been held annualy since 1892.

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 - some styles

Image of some of the women, including one white woman, attending the Tuskegee Negro Conference. The women are all dressed in stylish dresses and hats. They stand ouside of one of the buildings on campus. The People's Conference, or Tuskegee Negro…