Tuskegee Summer Institute For Teachers certificate (framed) signed by Robert Russa Moton (R.R. Moton), Principal and E. C. Roberts, Summer Institute Director. The diploma was signed on July 5th, 1924. S. Eloise Walton received the diploma for Primary Methods & Practice Teaching -- for the 1st Term (June 2 - July 5th, 1924). We are doing more research on Eloise. Any ideas?
BACKGROUND: Tuskegee Summer Institute for Teachers -- Its purpose is to afford teachers an opportunity to increase their proficiency in the classroom and usefulness in the community where they are working. The following courses were offered: English, Mathematics, Science, Alabama History, American History, General History, Geography, Primary Methods and Practice Teaching, Bookkeeping, Funeral Methods and Management, Upholstery and Basketry, Cooking and Home table Service, Home Making, Sewing and Instruction in Dressmaking, Manual Training and Carpentry, Agriculture and Nature Study, Printing, Instruction in Blacksmithing, Dairying, Animal Husbandry, & Canning and Poultry Raising.