Xavier University Archives photographs collection, 1909-197- (bulk 1909-1919).


Xavier University Archives photographs collection, 1909-197- (bulk 1909-1919).

Collection consists of photographs of mostly black people including doctors, nurses, educators, school children, youth, church groups, soldiers from the Spanish American War, politicians, and others mostly from the New Orleans area. Some of the more prominently represented institutions are the Roman Catholic Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Baptist Church, Spiritualist Church, Flint-Goodridge Hospital, schools in New Orleans area, People's Life Insurance Company and the Knights of Pythias. Among other persons represented is Booker T. Washington. Among other places represented are Tuskeegee, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, and Shanghai.

1.0 linear ft. 2 boxes + 1 oversize box.


SNAC Resource ID: 7369410

Xavier University of Louisiana, XULA

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Washington, Margaret James Murray, 1865-1925

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Margaret Murray Washington (March 9, 1865 - June 4, 1925) was the principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, which later became Tuskegee University. She was the third wife of Booker T. Washington. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1972. Margaret Murray was born on March 9 in Macon, Mississippi, in the early 1860s. Her birth year is unknown; her tombstone says she was born in 1865, but the 1870 census lists her birth year as 1861. She was one of ten children...

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Carlton Cafe Orchestra

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Krewe of Zulu (Organization)

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Jones, Robert Elijah, 1872-1960

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B-Sharp Music Club (New Orleans, La.)

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Hale's Ford, Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he...

Dunn, Henderson Hollowell, 1872-1955.

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Murphy, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1892-

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Knights of Pythias

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Founded in 1864, the Knights of Pythias is a fraternal organization promoting friendship, charity, and benevolence. Charity work includes maintaining homes for the aged, camps for underprivileged children, higher education for deserving students, and medical care for the needy. From the description of Indianapolis, Ind. Lodges' Records, 1879-1935. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 44012513 ...

Straight College (New Orleans, La.)

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People's Life Insurance Company

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Flint-Goodridge Hospital (New Orleans, La.)

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Seal, Catherine, 1874?-1930

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Tuskeegee Institute (Tuskeegee, Ala.)

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Xavier university of Louisiana

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Frederick, Rivers, 1893-1958

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