In the first letter, written January 31, 1967, Turner asks for information about the Tuskegee Institute Community Education Program (TICEP). In the second letter, written February 1, 1967, Strickland explains that the educational outreach program...
This issue mentions the Russian declaration of war on Japan; the recent use of the atomic bombs; an increase in the state's industrialization; and the new forestry program at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute.
Included here is Chapter 20, "The Negro and the World War." The chapter begins by describing African American support for the war effort, but then turns to a discussion of democracy, equality, and civil rights: "Before the war, two expressions were...
In the letter Washington mentions a letter from Laird and some possible publicity for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. He stresses the school's desire to maintain a low, positive profile: "Our settled policy is not to enter into a...
From July 1862 to November 1863, Crenshaw Hall was adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion. In the letter he discusses his grandfather's death (Abner Crenshaw); the large number of desertions occurring in camp ("There are big traitors in...
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