OHS home

Ohio Historical Society / The African American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920
SEARCH

-or-

BROWSE


MANUSCRIPTS

NEWSPAPERS

PAMPHLETS

PHOTOGRAPHS
& PRINTS


SERIALS


HOME

Item Description
Letter from Emmett J. Scott to Charles Young
			
Robert R. Moton, Principal		Emmett J. Scott, Secretary		  Warren Logan, Treasurer

Board of Trustees
William G. Willcox, Chairman.  Member of Investment Committee
	3 South William St., New York, N.Y.
W.W. Campbell, Vice-chairman, Tuskegee, Ala.
William J. Schieffelin,  Member of Investment Committee
	170 William St., New York, N.Y.
Charles E. Mason, Member of Investment Committee
	30 State St., Boston, Mass.
Frank Trumbull, Member of Investment Committee
	61 Broadway, New York, N.Y.
Theodore Roosevelt, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
Julius Rosenwald, Arthington St. and Homan Ave.
	Chicago, Ill.
William M. Scott, 19th and Hamilton Sts.
	Philadelphia, Pa.
George McAneny, 19 East 47th St., New York, N.Y. 
R.O. Simpson, Furman, Ala.
V.H. Tulane, 433 S. Ripley St., Montgomery, Ala.
Belton Gilbreath, Birmingham, Ala.
Charles W. Hare, Tuskegee, Ala.
Warren Logan, Member of Investment Committee
	Tuskegee Institute, Ala. 
A.J. Wilborn, Tuskegee, Ala.
Edgar A. Bancroft, 606 S. Michigan Ave.
	Chicago, Ill.
Alexander Mann, D.D., Trinity Church, Boston, Mass.
Robert R. Moton, Tuskegee Institute, Ala.

The Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute

Founded by Booker T. Washington

For the Training of Colored Young Men and Women

Tuskegee Institute, Alabama
July 30, 1917.

Col. Charles Young,
9th Ohio Battalion,
Columbus, Ohio.

My dear Colonel:-

	First of all, my heartiest congratulations upon your promotion to the 
rank of Colonel in the United States Army.

	In the next place, I write to ask if your attention has been called to 
the President's letter to Dr. Moton which was printed in the last issue of 
the New York Age.

	Last but not least, I write to say that there is a certain measure of 
satisfaction in learning that there is a possibility of your coming to 
Montgomery with the Ohio National Guard in charge of the colored regiment.  
We shall hope to see you very often after you come to Montgomery, and I will 
do myself the honor of calling upon you as soon as you reach Montgomery to 
pay my respects to you.

	I also want, even this early, to ask you to come to Tuskegee Institute 
as our guest, and I hope you will be willing, if possible, to spend an evening 
or a portion of an evening here, in which event I should want to see that an 
unostentatious banquet is given you by our officers and teachers.  Please do 
not say no to this proposition until I can go over it with you in person.

	I feel most happy over the outcome of your particular matter, which is 
just as it should vbe.

					Sincerely and faithfully yours, 
						Emmett Scott
H


			
Download High Resolution TIFF Image
Item Description

Charles Young Collection

Letter from Emmett J. Scott to Charles Young


HOME || CONTACT

ABOUT || CALENDAR || PLACES || RESOURCES || OHIO HISTORY STORE || LINKS || SEARCH
http://www.ohiohistory.org || Last modified
Ohio History Center 800 E. 17th Ave. Columbus, OH 43211 © 1996-2011 All Rights Reserved.