• Free Hill School

    Black and white photograph of one-story side-gable wooden schoolhouse viewed from driveway as approached from rear. This side of the building features two banks of double-hung eight-over-eight light w…

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  • Griggs Hall, American Baptist College

    Griggs Hall on the American Baptist College campus. .

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  • James A. Henry and graduating class

    Principal James A. Henry and members of the graduating class of Howard High School.

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  • First Baptist Church Lauderdale First Colored Baptist Church

    Color photograph of corner view of two-story red brick, Greek Revival style church. The entrance portico is a white pediment supported by four Doric columns. The pediment has a central circular window…

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  • Lincoln Rosenwald School

    Historic photograph of the Lincoln School, which has been inscribed with name and date, and listing of students and principal E. Angel (back row).

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  • Zion Christian Cemetery sign

    Historic marker at the Zion Christian Cemetery.

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  • Fort Cooper School, Hickman County

    Fort Cooper was an African American community in Hickman County started by Nathan George, a former slave, circa 1870. George purchased 200 acres of land, and donated land for both a church and a schoo…

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  • Pikeville School for Colored Boys

    Thirty-five or more young African Americans, many wearing overalls, standing or seated at school desks and pew-like benches in a room with brick walls and a wood floor.

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  • Fredonia Baptist Church

    Color photograph of a one story red brick building with a front gable roof. A centrally located entrance portico, supported by two pairs of pillars, covers a concrete porch at the top of four steps le…

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  • Mt. Zion AME Church

    Color photograph of a single story white clapboard building, with a low white concrete block ell extending from the back right side. The church has a front gable roof, with an entrance tower on the ri…

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  • Community School Plan Rosenwald School Plan

    Samuel L. Smith and Fletcher B. Dressler

    A floor plan for a five teacher school as part of the Community School Plans developed by Samuel L. Smith and Fletcher B. Dressler for the Rosenwald Fund.

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  • Keblah Temple #78

    Two rows of African American men wearing formal attire and fez hats with "Keblah" on them. The first row contains 8 men, either seated or kneeling on one knee; the second row has 8 standing men in the…

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  • Mt. Ararat Cemetery Sign

    Iron scrollwork arch mounted on square stacked limestone pillars. "Mt. Ararat Cemetery" is spelled out in wrought iron lettering, with running scroll of decorative motifs below and surrounding the sim…

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  • LeMoyne Normal Institute Graduating Class Lemoyne Owen College Graduating Class

    Graduation portrait showing twenty-six men and women wearing cap and gown, lined up in five rows, posed on the steps against turned columns and decorative woodwork on the porch of a frame building.

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  • Doe Creek School

    Doe Creek School, a one-room log school.

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  • Golden Hill Cemetery

    Golden Hill Cemetery in Clarksville dates to 1863, and may be the oldest tract of land continuously owned by African Americans in Clarksville. Stephen Cole, a former slave, purchased the land in 1863…

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  • Steele Hall, LeMoyne College

    Two and one half story, brick building with three bay facade, stone window sills, lintels, and detailing. Two covered entry doors are located on either end of the front facade, with additional entranc…

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  • Steele Hall, LeMoyne-Owen College

    Press-Scimitar Photographer

    Exterior of brick building on corner of college campus.

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  • Citizens Cemetery

    Photograph of Citizens Cemetery in Tiptonville, Tennessee.

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  • First Baptist Church East Nashville

    Black and white photograph of a two-story, Greek Revival style church facade viewed from Main Street. The front portico has three white entry doors and four Ionic columns supporting a brick pediment w…

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