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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/11286/522778
Title:
Richard R. Wright, Sr., 1891-1921
Authors:
Asa H. Gordon Library Special Collections
Other Titles:
Richard Robert Wright, Sr.; Major Richard R. Wright, Sr.
Affiliation:
Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youths
Publisher:
Savannah State College (Savannah State University)
Issue Date:
1891
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/11286/522778
Type:
Image
Language:
en_US
Description:
Richard R. Wright, Sr. served as the first president of Georgia State Industrial College. During his thirty year tenure, enrollment increased from 8 to 585 students and the expanded curriculum included a normal division, courses in agriculture and mechanical arts, and four years of high school. The college awarded its first baccalaureate degree in 1898. He was an American military officer, educator, politician, civil rights advocate, and banking entrepreneur, who served as president from 1891 to 1921.
Sponsors:
Hall, C. W. (1991). One hundred years of educating at Savannah State College, 1890-1990. East Peoria, Ill.: Versa Press.
Appears in Collections:
University Presidents

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dc.contributor.authorAsa H. Gordon Library Special Collectionsen
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-24T18:14:33Zen
dc.date.available2015-06-24T18:14:33Zen
dc.date.issued1891en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11286/522778en
dc.descriptionRichard R. Wright, Sr. served as the first president of Georgia State Industrial College. During his thirty year tenure, enrollment increased from 8 to 585 students and the expanded curriculum included a normal division, courses in agriculture and mechanical arts, and four years of high school. The college awarded its first baccalaureate degree in 1898. He was an American military officer, educator, politician, civil rights advocate, and banking entrepreneur, who served as president from 1891 to 1921.en
dc.description.sponsorshipHall, C. W. (1991). One hundred years of educating at Savannah State College, 1890-1990. East Peoria, Ill.: Versa Press.en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherSavannah State College (Savannah State University)en
dc.subjectAfrican American College Presidentsen
dc.subjectAfrican American universities and colleges--Georgia—Savannahen
dc.subjectChatham County (Ga.)en
dc.subjectSavannah (Ga.)en
dc.titleRichard R. Wright, Sr., 1891-1921en_US
dc.title.alternativeRichard Robert Wright, Sr.; Major Richard R. Wright, Sr.en
dc.typeImageen
dc.contributor.departmentGeorgia State Industrial College for Colored Youthsen
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