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Twelve Wise Men and What They Did for a Race: Schools of the Freedmen's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church Brought Down to Date
			
recitation purposes, a library building, and a
         refectory or dining-room for its students, four
professors' homes, and ten small cottages for
married students.  The attendance approxi-
mates annually one hundred, and graduates to
the number of twenty or thirty are each year
sent out into the various colored ministries of
the South.  This is the largest, best endowed,
and strongest theological seminary for the
training of colored ministers anywhere in the
world. Its graduates, who number five hun-
dred, occupy leading positions---- bishops, sec-
retaries, district superintendents, and pastors
--in our own and other colored churches.

      Stewart  Missionary Foundation.
  In connection with Gammon Theological
Seminary, a department of missions is carried
on by the Stewart Missionary Foundation for
Africa, which was established in 1894 by the
Rev. W. F. Stewart, an honored minister of
the Methodist Episcopal Church, and a per-
sonal friend of Mr. Gammon.  The secretary of
the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa
holds the Chair of Missions in the Seminary,
and a large amount of his time is devoted to
developing interest in the evangelization  of
the continent of Africa.

          Meharry Medical College
  Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennes-
see, was established through the benevolence
and foresight of the Meharry brothers, of Cen-
tral Illinois. For almost half a century it has
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