This is the artwork of African American artist Philemon Reid of Vancouver Washington
Overall: 36″ x 24″
Image: 20″ x 28″
Overall: 10″ x 8″
Image: 9″ x 6 1/2″
Lemuel Haynes Lemuel Haynes, First black to serve as minister to a white congregation
William Hastie Frist black federal judge
Alice H. Parker Alice H. Parker received a patent for the gas heating furnace
National Negro Medical Association Founded
Andrew J Beard Andrew J Beard invented the "jerry coupler,"
James Meredith James Meredith became first Black student at University
L Douglas Wilder First Black Governor in the US
March On Washingtion March On Washingtion
Montgomery Bus Boycott initiated by the action of Rosa Parks
Reuben V. Anderson Appointed to Mississippi Supreme Court
Robert H. Lawerence Astronaut
Byrd Prillerman Byrd Prillerman, co-founder of Virginia State College
Louis E Lomax Louis E Lomax
Benjamin E Mays Benjamin E Mays [highschool of compiler of most of these facts]
Mother Matelda Beasley Mother Matelda Beasley, nun,
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