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Exposition Universelle—World's Fair, Paris 1900
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Awards Received by the Exhibit

Below is a complete list of the awards received by the different contributors to The Exhibit of American Negroes at the World's Fair, Paris, 1900:

Grand Prix

American Negro Exhibit (on the collection as a whole); Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, Hampton, Virginia.

Gold Medals

Tuskegee Normal and Agricultural Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama; Howard University, Washington, D.C; Thomas J. Calloway, Special Agent, as Compiler of the American Negro Exhibit; William Edgar Burghardt DuBois, Collaborator, as Compiler of the Georgia Negro Exhibit.

Silver Medals

Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee; Agricultural and Mechanical College, Greensboro, North Carolina; Berea College, Berea, Kentucky; Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia; Booker T. Washington, Monograph on Education of Negro.

Bronze Medals

Roger Williams University, Nashville, Tennessee; Central Tennessee College, Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia; Pine Bluff Normal and Industrial School, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Honorable Mention

Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, Augusta, Georgia; Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina.


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