Black History Legends….Day 9

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Pictured above: 1899 Football Team of Claflin University.  The first charter college to allow all races to attend also who formed an African-American college football team.

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Pictured above: Claflin University founded in 1869 by a Vermont minister Alonzo Webster.  He wanted to set up an education to help freed slaves receive citizenship.  This college named after a Boston Philanthropist Lee Claflin and his son William Claflin was the first to have graduates.  It is know as an HBCU-(Historically Black College or University)

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Pictured above: Lee Claflin(1791-1871) and his son William Claflin(1818-1905)

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Pictured above: Claflin University Marching Band of the late 1800’s.

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Pictured above: Arthur Rose Museum (The Council of Independent Colleges) late 1800’s

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Pictured above: Original Campus of Claflin University in the late 1800’s

Claflin University Website

Click above to visit the Claflin University website and found out about alumni, curriculum and events and locations.

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