The Role of Tuskegee Institute in the Education of Black Farmers

  title={The Role of Tuskegee Institute in the Education of Black Farmers},
  author={A. W. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={252 - 267}
  • A. W. Jones
  • Published 1975
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Negro History
While the economically depressed white farmers of the South sought solutions to their problems in the 1880's and 1890's through the Grange, the Agricultural Wheel, and the Farmers' Alliance, numerous industrial schools and institutes were established throughout the South in an effort to help the landless, uneducated, and deprived mass of black farmers. Founded on July 4, 1881, in the heart of Black Belt Alabama by an act of the state legislature, Tuskegee Institute emerged rapidly under the… Expand
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