Allison OConnor

Independent Historian

Allison Marie O’Connor is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington. She is majoring in History with minors in Japanese and Education, Learning, and Society. After graduating she hopes to participate in the Master in Teaching program at her university and get the certification to become a high school Social Studies/History teacher.

Tuskegee University (1881– )

  Tuskegee Commencement, May 20, 1917 Image Ownership: Public Domain Tuskegee University, one of the largest historically black universities in the United States, is a private university located in Tuskegee, Alabama. It was founded by Lewis Adams, a former slave, and George W. Campbell, a … Read MoreTuskegee University (1881– )

Stephanie Tubbs Jones (1949-2008)

Currently in the political spotlight for her steadfast support of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Stephanie Tubbs Jones is a Democratic Representative of the state of Ohio. She was born on September 10, 1949 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio and attended the county’s public schools before … Read MoreStephanie Tubbs Jones (1949-2008)