Posted on 03/23/2009

Photo taken on January 1, 1900

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Hampton Institute
Hampton Virginia
Founded in 1868 during Reconstruction

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Class studying soil samples with their instructor.

Hampton Institute:
Hampton Normal Agricultural Institute was founded by Samuel Chapman Armstrong and chartered in 1870 as one of the first colleges for blacks. It was also a pioneer in educating American Indians.

Frances Benjamin Johnston, Photographer
Images documenting social conditions and reform efforts were collected by Harvard University Professor Francis Peabody's Social Museum