REVEREND HENRY H. PROCTOR,Antique 1902 Photograph,Original Negro Genealogy,African American,Black History


TYPE: Antique Photograph

Date published:1902

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AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historical print, published at the date stated above. It is not from a modern copy.


Henry Hugh Proctor was born near Fayetteville, Tennessee, December 8, 1868. After completing the public school course of his native town he studied In Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., from which school he was graduated with the degree of Batchlor of Arts, June, 1891. That fall he entered the Divinity School of Yale University, graduating three years later. He was assigned by the faculty to the post of honor among the chosen orators of the class. He at once entered upon the pastorate of the First Congregational Church of Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Proctor has lectured extensively in many parts or the country, his best-known lecture being The Black Man’s Burden.He has been active in preventing legislation in Georgia adverse to the colored race, especially measures designed to restrict the franchise and cut down public school facilities of the Negro. He Is correspondent for a number of Northern periodicals, and extracts from his sermons are published weekly in the "Atlanta Constitution,the leading daily of the South. At his recent seventh anniversary as pastor many letters of congratulation came from all parts of the country, one being from Principal Booker T. Washington, whose esteem and friendship he enjoys.


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