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The Assembly Room, Hampton

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Title

The Assembly Room, Hampton

Subject

African Americans, education

Description

Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute was founded in 1868 by General Samuel Chapman Armstrong, an agent of the Freedmen's Bureau. The first coeducational institution in Virginia, it prepared young men and women for careers in teaching.

Source

Mary Frances Morgan Armstrong and Helen W. Ludlow, Hampton and Its Students. By Two of its Teachers (1874)

Publisher

New York: Putnam

Date

ca. 1874

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Engraving

Identifier

14_1248_010

Coverage

Hampton, Virginia