A university created to educate free blacks after the end of slavery. Like Atlanta and Howard Universities, the Hampton Institute focused on practical training for industrial careers. Booker T. Washington was its most famous graduate, and it is now known as Hampton University.
Hampton Institute Term Timeline in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
The timeline below shows where the term Hampton Institute appears in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...sometimes that he has “been a coward, a deserter.” Years ago, he went to a Hampton Institute meeting at Carnegie Hall. The students’ songs “awoke memories that left me sad.” The audience... (full context)