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1902 Tuskegee Institute Photo Quiz

Sharpen your eyes to spot at least four of the seven alterations that have been made to this 1902 photo of a classroom at Tuskegee Institute, a training school for African Americans founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881. Tuskegee symbolized Washington’s philosophy of racial uplift, which emphasized manual training over political or social protest, yet the school also represented the importance of education to newly emancipated African Americans in the late 19th century.

Tuskegee Institute

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