Robert Russa Moton

Object Details

Scope and Contents
An educator and author, Robert Russa Moton (1867-1940) graduated from Hampton Institute in 1890, where he was commandant of the male student corps. In 1915, following the death of Dr. Booker T Washington, Moton succeeded Washington as principal of Tuskegee Institute until 1935. The initial training base for the Tuskegee Airmen was named Moton field, after Robert Russa Moton.
circa 1890
1 Photographic print (8 x 6 inches)
Archival materials
Photographic prints
African American men
African American educators
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Collection Citation
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003.7063.369
Portrait of Robert Russa Moton
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