Illustration of Edmund Asa Ware, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1869

Collection:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Title:
Illustration of Edmund Asa Ware, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1869
Publisher:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Date of Original:
1869
Subject:
College presidents--Georgia--Atlanta
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
Atlanta University
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Black and white illustration of Edmund Asa Ware. In 1867, Edmund Asa Ware became the Freedmen's Bureau superintendent of education. He helped to establish Atlanta University. As president of the Board of Trustees, Ware became the first president in 1869 of the new institution, Atlanta University. He served as president for 16 years. He died September 25, 1885. Atlanta University opened on October 13, 1869. The University offered training for African American students of all ages including kindergarten, grade school, normal, industrial, academy and college.
Local Identifier:
auc.001.indx10.00000000.pho0258.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://hbcudigitallibrary.auctr.edu/cdm/ref/collection/rwwl/id/116
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
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