1 photographic print gelatin 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (14 x 8.9 cm)
Rooks Turnerm the Father of Lorenzo Dow Turner, founded the first public school for African Americans in the eastern section of North Carolina and a teacher's college which would become the foundation for what is today Elizabeth City State University.
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Anacostia community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, MRC-777 1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (tel. 202.633.4853, fax 202.287.2422) ACMarchives@si.edu Consult archivist by appointment