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Inman Page


Inman Page, Brown University class of 1877, was the first African-American graduate of the University. He was an impressive man, a remarkable orator, and a devoted educator. He served as president of four colleges: Lincoln University (Jefferson, MO), Agricultural & Normal University (Langston, OK), Western Baptist College (Macon, MO), and Roger Williams University (Nashville, TN). He guided several generations of African-American students, including the writer Ralph Ellison

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"Inman Page" (1877). Images of Brown. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.



  • Images of Brown

    A collection of historical images of the University, serving as a visual record of Brown's campus life from its beginnings in the 1760s to the current day.