December 7 - 9, 2014
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Tuskegee, AL  36088 
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Tuesday, December 9 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tour 1: A Tour of the Tuskegee University Legacy Museum LIMITED

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The Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute Museum started in the agricultural department in 1892. Undoubtedly, this is Tuskegee University's first museum. For the Professional Agricultural Workers (PAWC) 72nd Annual Conference, Tuskegee University's Legacy Museum will present a walking tour in the museum for conference participants.  This walking tour has as its core the theme Uncommon Ways. It will highlight the partnership forged between the College of Agriculture, Environmental and Nutrition Sciences and the Legacy Museum. It will consider Dr. George Washington Carver; Dr. Halle Tanner Dillon, Thomas Monroe Campbell and P. H. Polk, unique, unflinching, united, unflagging and uncommon individuals ALL!  The tour will include antique agricultural tools and implements. It will embrace the farmers who were included in The United States Public Health Service Untreated Syphilis Study in the Negro Male in Macon County, 1932-1972. Finally, there will be a review of HeLa cell research done by Carver Foundation scientists Drs. Russell Brown and James Henderson. The tour will, additionally, celebrate the 100 anniversary of Booker T. Washington's death and the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act out of which PAWC arose.

Tuesday December 9, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm CST
Tuskegee University Legacy Museum

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