Robert Russa Moton of Hampton and Tuskegee

By William Hardin Hughes, Frederick D. Patterson

Robert Russa Moton of Hampton and Tuskegee

250 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-7998-6
    Published: January 2012

Buy this Book

To purchase online via an independent bookstore, visit
This is the inspiring biography of the one-time commandant of cadets at Hampton Institute and the successor to Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee Institute as related by his lifelong friends, colleagues, and students. The years he spent at Tuskegee in the shadow of the great and the vision and courage necessary to change that institution from a vocational school to a liberal arts college are vividly recounted.

Originally published in 1956.

A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.