This School has 900 pupils in Normal, Academic, Trade and Industrial Departments It is undenominational and depends on charity for $75,000 per year.
A Public Meeting In the interest of the Institute. will be held in the Presbyterian Church. Chester, N. Y., Rev R. H. McCready, Pastor.
Sunday Morning, July 18, '97 at 11 o'clock.
New developments in Hampton's pioneer work for the industrial training of the Negro and Indian, will be presented by the Chaplain. Rev. H. B. Turner, One of the School's 900 graduates, Mr. Thomas C. Walker born a slave, trained at Hampton as a teacher and farmer, and helped through a subsequent law course by his former owner, will tell some interesting facts of his own experience and of his county where 43 Hampton graduates are settled in homes of their own. Ebenezer Kingsley, a Winnebago, who graduated at Hampton in '94 and for the past two years has taught among the Cheyennes and Arapahoes of Oklahoma, many of whom still cling to the old Indian ways, will tell something of his experience at the Cheyenne School. The Hampton Quartette will render some Plantation Songs
A Collection Will be Taken for The Benefit of the School. All are Cordially Invited.
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