Lewis Adams: Founding Force Behind Tuskegee State Normal School — Black Then

Lewis Adams was a Black businessman, educator, and public policy administrator. Born a slave on October 27, 1842, very little is known about his early life. Despite not being formally educated, Adams was able to read, write, and speak several languages. He was also a skilled man who had experience as a shoemaker, tinsmith, and harness maker.…

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