Booker T. Washington Visits North Carolina

Abstract/Description: Booker T. Washington spoke at St. Joseph's African Methodist Episcopal Church in Durham on October 31, 1910. Mr. Washington is in center, sixth from right. Photograph was taken the next day, in Wilson, North Carolina. From left to right, back row: J.T. Saunders, real estate dealer, Charlotte, North Carolina; Dr. George C. Clement, editor of The Star of Zion, Charlotte, North Carolina; Dr. J.A. Dellinger, Greensboro, North Carolina; Nathan Hunt, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama; Reverend C.S. Brown, Winston, North Carolina; R.W. Thompson, Thompson News Bureau, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Silas A. Peeler, president of Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina; President James B. Dudley, A and M College (later known as AandT) Greensboro, North Carolina; Dr. Henry L. McCrorey, president of Biddle University (later Johnson C. Smith University), Charlotte, North Carolina. From left to right, middle row, seated: William S. Pittman, architect, Washington, D.C.; John H. Washington, general superintendent of Industries, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee Alabama; Dr. James E. Shepard, president of the National Training Institute (later known as North Carolina Central University), Durham, North Carolina; Emmett J. Scott, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama; William H. Lewis, who had been nominated by President Taft to serve as assistant attorney general of the United States; Dr. Booker T. Washington, president of Tuskegee Institute; John Merrick, president of North Carolina Mutual and Provident Association, Durham, North Carolina; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Bishop George W. Clinton, Charlotte, North Carolina; Charles W. Greene, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama; R.B. McRary, grand master of Masons for the state of North Carolina; G.W. Powell of the Carolina Insurance Company, Durham, North Carolina. From left to right, front row: Horace D. Slatter, newspaper correspondent, Hopkinsville, Kentucky; D.A. Winslow, stenographer, Durham, North Carolina; George F. King, newspaper correspondent, Greenville, North Carolina; Charles Clinton Spaulding, secretary of the North Carolina Mutual and Provident Association, Durham, North Carolina; Dr. John A. Kenney, resident physician, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama; Charles H. Moore, organizer of the Negro Business League, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Subject(s): Wilson (N.C.)
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Durham -- 20th century
Date Created: November 1, 1910