Young Girls at Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

Title

Young Girls at Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

Description

Six female American Indians pose for an unknown photographer at the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute sometime around 1880.

Hampton was chartered in 1870 as a land grant school and exclusively served African Americans until 1878, when it accepted its first American Indian students, most of whom were from the western United States.

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

ca. 1880

Source

Valentine Richmond History Center

Format

Photograph

Physical Dimension

5.25" x 8.5"

Coverage

central Virginia, nineteenth century