Whose patience, fidelity, and hard work have gone far to make the work at Tuskegee successful.
The greater part of my time and strength is required for the executive work connected with the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, and in securing the money necessary for the support of the institution.
I had never seen him, and I knew little about him, except that he was the head of a school at Tuskegee, Alabama.
The first time that I went to Tuskegee I was asked to make an address to the school on Sunday evening.
But Tuskegee is, nevertheless, a brand-new chapter in the history of the Negro, and in the history of the knottiest problem we have ever faced.
Washington's success is, then, not his teaching the pupils of Tuskegee, nor even gaining the support of philanthropic persons at a distance, but this--that every Southern white man of character and of wisdom has been won to a cordial recognition of the value of the work, even men who held and still hold to the conviction that a mere book education for the Southern blacks under present conditions is a positive evil.
General Davis wrote to say, "Your students, in my opinion, did indeed capture the essential traits of the participants in the Tuskegee
`Experiment' that made them the greatest flying unit that it has been my privilege to command.
Notes: a non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be conducted at 10:00 am, june 28, 2017 at the tuskegee
readiness center, 1101 general chappie james drive, tuskegee
In honor of the truly brutal hardship of the Tuskegee
men, and to ensure their story never gets forgotten, we will revisit the Tuskegee
Syphilis Study and two other inhumane experiments conducted by US scientists.