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A class in mathematical geography studying earth's rotation around the sun, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia
Biography of Miriam D. Mann
Biographical information for Miriam D. Mann, one of the "human computers" for NASA
Booker T. Washington
Photograph of Booker T. Washington, who graduated from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute.
Contraband Dig at Hampton History Museum
Man participates in the dig for historical evidence of the "contraband" camp in Hampton, Virginia.
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.
Dig at Hampton History Museum
Drawing, Contraband, Fortress Monroe
"Come back here, you black rascal." "Can't come back nohow, massa; Dis chile's CONTRABAN'"
Excerpt from American Missionary
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.
General Samuel Chapman Armstrong
General Armstrong was instrumental in starting the Hampton University, then known as the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute.