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We work to uphold the legacy of Christiansburg Institute through the revolutionary capacities of restoration and historic preservation.
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Christiansburg Institute May 6
Principal Charles Marshall (1896 to 1906) is featured in Booker T. Washington's 1905 book, Tuskegee & Its People - Their Ideals and Achievements. In The Evolution of a Shoemaker, Marshall traces his path to birth to his work at Christiansburg Institute.
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Christiansburg Institute May 5
From the Calendar of Intercultural Advancement, May 5, by Nerissa Long: Gwendolyn Brooks discovered she had been named winner of the Pulatzer Prize for ther book of poetry, 'Annie Allen', 1950 The will of Thaddeus Kusciusko, providing for the education of Negroes, 1798.
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Christiansburg Institute May 1
May Day at Christiansburg Institute, ca. 1940s.
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Christiansburg Institute Apr 7
The 1954 Christiansburg Institute Tigers basketball team!
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 19
TEACHERS OF CHRISTIANSBURG INSTITUTE: Podcast: A landmark Supreme Court case. A civil rights revolution. Why has everyone forgotten what happened next? What happened to Black teachers in the years following Brown v. Board of Education?
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 14
WOMEN (AND A FEW MEN) OF CHRISTIANSBURG INSTITUTE: In 1908, Christiansburg Institute began sponsoring summer learning institutes for African American teachers. Learn more at .
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 11
WOMEN OF CHRISTIANSBURG INSTITUTE: From 1921 through the 1940s, Nannie Mae Campbell opened her home as a hospital for Black patients who could not receive quality care from local doctors. Learn more at
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 9
Nerissa Long Milton of Christiansburg Institute graduated Howard University in 1926, and was on the Editorial Board of the Negro History Bulletin of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc. for 12 years.
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 6
WOMEN OF CHRISTIANSBURG INSTITUTE: Mrs. Nannie Bell Snell, 1938 Graduate (1921 - 1987). . You can read more on Facebook at the following link:
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 4
WOMEN OF CHRISTIANSBURG INSTITUTE: Amanda E. DeHart attended Calfee Training School in Pulaski, Va., and graduated from Christiansburg Industrial institute in 1942. Read more at the link below ...
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 2
Check out our Women of CII series:
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 2
Check out our Women of CII series:
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Christiansburg Institute Mar 1
Thank you for bringing Edgar A. Long to the floor of the House of Delegates! "At Hampton people have gone to school. At Christiansburg, the school has gone to the people." Edgar A. Long.
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 28
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 26
1995: Jack Via donates a portion of the historic campus back to the Alumni Association
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 25
Please join us for our re-scheduled Black History Month presentation: Thursday, February 28, 12:00-1:00pm Black Cultural Center at Virginia Tech 126 Squires Student Center
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 24
Please join us during March in our series "Women of CII". All month we will be posting pictures and bios of women teachers, graduates, alumni association members, and descendants. As always, you are welcome to post your own photos and memories.
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 20
CII Teachers in a snowball fight, ca. 1940s. Teacher's cottage and Bailey-Morris hall pictured in the background.
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 20
Join us on February 20 at noon in the Black Cultural Center at Virginia Tech!
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Christiansburg Institute Feb 19
In August, 1955, Rev. Archie Richmond led the members of St. Paul A.M.E. Church of Blacksburg in picnicking in the white section of Carter Wayside Park in Wythe County. Police arrested the minister when the congregation refused to go to the black section of the park.
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