Posted on 05/18/2013

Photo taken on May 18, 1891

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African American Man
John Wesley Gilbert
He was the first black archaeologist
He was the first African American professor of Paine College
He was the first African American to receive a master's

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John Wesley Gilbert

John Wesley Gilbert
Graduated from the Class of 1888 at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. A classics major who went on to do graduate at Brown and earned a Master's degree in 1891. He later taught Greek and English at the Paine Institute in Augusta, Georgia.

Rhisiart Hincks
Rhisiart Hincks
fine portrait
4 years ago.
~Kicha~ has replied to Rhisiart Hincks
Thanks, I think so too. A very dashing looking young man ~
3 years ago.