Historical, captivating pictures from HBCU life

In honor of the numerous Spring 2021 commencements where thousands of HBCU students were honored with bachelor’s to doctorate to JD degrees, here’s a look back via the National Archives wonderful collection.

Here are just a few of the captures:

From Atlanta University …
From Tuskegee University …
From Dillard University …
From Talladega College …

Author: Learning family histories

Our genealogy traces our family from western and central Africa and western Europe. Our ancestors entered the United States at the Virginia and Georgia Ports. First cousins Mark Owen and Ann Lineve Wead (it is protocol to use the maiden names of females in genealogy searches) are responsible for writing this blog. Although Ann has been involved in genealogy research while searching for certain ancestors since the age of 10, the cousins began deeper research of their families during the COVID-19 Pandemic Year of 2020. Devoting as much as 6 hours some evenings to the methodical training and research of genealogy, the cousins completed the year 2020 by earning genealogy certificates. Join us. Sign up for our blog and enjoy the journey.

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