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Biography of Miriam D. Mann
Biographical information for Miriam D. Mann, one of the "human computers" for NASA
Contraband Dig In Hampton, Virginia
Photograph showing the results of a dig for the Hampton History Museum on the site of a "Contraband" camp. Holes like this were used by slaves to store personal belongings.
Interview with Miss Mary Jane Wilson
Interview with Miss Mary Jane Wilson who graduated from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in 1874.
General Samuel Chapman Armstrong
General Armstrong was instrumental in starting the Hampton University, then known as the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute.
Drawing, Contraband, Fortress Monroe
"Come back here, you black rascal." "Can't come back nohow, massa; Dis chile's CONTRABAN'"
Excerpt: Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, passed at the session of 1869-'70
Excerpt from the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, passed at the session of 1869-'70 showing Virginia granting a charter establishing the Hampton Agricultural and Normal Institute.
Booker T. Washington
Photograph of Booker T. Washington, who graduated from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute.
Wind Tunnel Under Construction
VIEW SOUTH THROUGH ENTRANCE CONE OF FULL-SCALE WIND TUNNEL UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Photocopy of an original photograph
Girls measuring piece of ground in arithmetic class at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va.