Booker T. Washington Lifting the Veil of Ignorance

Charles Keck
Booker T. Washington High School

Charles Keck, 1927
Sculpture
Bronze, Georgia marble
City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs

This statue was commissioned by Booker T. Washington High School’s principal, Charles Lincoln Harper, in 1927. The statue is the only duplicate of the original, which stands on the grounds of Tuskegee University and the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site. The statue of Washington has an inscription that reads: "He lifted the veil of ignorance from his people and pointed the way to progress through education and industry."
Address
45 White House Dr. SW
ATLANTA, GA 30314
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City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs

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