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Portrait of Robert Russa Moton

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Creator:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Subject:
Moton, Robert Russa 1867-1940
Physical description:
1 photographic print gelatin silver 8 x 6 in. (20.3 x 15.2 cm)
Culture:
African American
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
1890
Circa 1890
Summary:
An educator and author, Robert Russa Moton (1867-1940) graduated from Hampton Institute in 1890, where he was commandant of the male student corps. In 1915, following the death of Dr. Booker T Washington, Moton succeeded Washington as principal of Tuskegee Institute until 1935. The initial training base for the Tuskegee Airmen was named Moton field, after Robert Russa Moton.
Cite as:
Evans-Tibbs Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Insititution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr
Topic:
African American men
Local number:
ACMA PH2003.7063.369
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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