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Hampton Negro Conference. Number III. July 1899.

1899VA-State-Hampton_Proceedings (6).pdf

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Of 1899

Order of Business.

The sessions of the Conference of 1899 were held In Academic and Virginia Halls of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural lnslitute, Hampton. Va.


9:30 A. M. Address of welcome by Principal H. B. Frissell, of the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, Hampton, Va.

10:00 A. M. Reports by the Chairmen of Standing Committees:--Education, Domestic Economy, Religion and Ethics, Business and Labor.

11:30 A. M. General discussion.

8:00 P. M. A paper by Archibald H. Grimke of Boston, Mass., "Modern Industrialism and the Negro of the United States, Historically Considered."

8:20 P. M. General Discussion.

8:50 P. M. A paper by Rev. Richard Spiller, D. D., of Hampton, Virginia, "The Negro Pulpit and Its Responsibilities."

9:10 P. M. General Discussion.


9:40 A. M. Report of Committee on Vital Statistics and Sanitary Problems.

10:00 A. M. General Discussion.

10:30 A. M. Report of Committee on Statistics.

10:50 A. M. General Discussion.

11:20 A. M. A paper by Miss Lucy C. Laney, Principal of Haines School, Augusta, Ga. "The Burden of the Education Negro Woman."

11:40 A. M. General Discussion.

12:00 M. A discussion by Lady Members. "The Variuos Phases of Woman's Work."

8:00 P.M. A paper by Prof. George W. Carver of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. "A few Hints to Southern Farmers."

8:30 P. M. Discussion.

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