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Jeffrey Rovenpor Rare Books


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Booker T. Washington Institute (Kakata, Liberia) Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 01639
Scope and Contents Collection of 33 captioned photographs and four postcards of the Booker T. Washington Institute in Kakata, Liberia. Many of the photographs feature three African American teachers at the school: Lawrence E. James, the so called US Adviser to the school, Sarah Dennis, a Fulbright scholar and Secretarial Science teacher, and Jerry Chambers, Bookkeeping and Accounting instructor. The school was the first agricultural and vocational school in Liberia. Many of the images show both teachers and...
Dates: 1960-1970

Stella Graves Photograph Album

Identifier: SC 01638
Scope and Contents

46 black and white photographs and 7 postcards compiled by Stella Graves, a recent graduate of Oberlin College who moved to Japan to teach at the Kobe College. Photographs include images of the college, surrounding area, American teachers, and pictures of students and area residents. Of the postcards, all are of the Kobe College and one of the photographs was taken by Stella Graves. Most of the photographs are captioned.

Dates: 1923, 1938

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African Americans -- Liberia 1
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Liberia -- Civilization -- American influences 1
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