"The Booker T. Washington Monument, which was unveiled in April, 1921, is a gift of the colored people of the United States. It is of bronze, in heroic size, on a gray stone pedestal. It is located near the center of the campus."
"On this campus site once stood the Green Bottom Inn, one of Huntsville's earliest hostelries, noted for its race track. GRAY GANDER, once rated the world's fastest horse and winner of a $20,000 purse (not a small amount in the 1800's), raced and...
"The Jefferson County Court House is constructed of steel, concrete and gray granite - height ten stories. The jail occupies the 7th and 8th floors, and there is a spacious law library on the top floor."
The boy appears to be the older brother of the child in #271. The Varner-Alexander family owned the "Gray Columns" mansion before it was sold to Tuskegee University and became the president's home. Ambrotype is 2 x 2.5 inches.