Charles William Anderson (1866-1938)

One of Booker T. Washington’s closest confidants, Charles William Anderson’s personal and professional relationship with African America’s most prominent educational leader spanned more than 20 years and helped influence Anderson’s political views and determine his public offices. Anderson, a Republican, was known primarily for his … Read MoreCharles William Anderson (1866-1938)

Emmett J. Scott (1873-1957)

A native of Houston, Texas, Emmett J. Scott garnered his initial reputation as Booker T. Washington’s chief aide.  He later became the highest ranking African American in the Woodrow Wilson’s Administration.  Scott was born on February 13, 1873 to formerly enslaved parents, Horace Lacy Scott … Read MoreEmmett J. Scott (1873-1957)