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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Tuskegee

(təskē`gē), city (1990 pop. 12,257), seat of Macon co., SE Ala., in a cotton, corn, and dairy region; settled before 1763, inc. 1843. It has gristmills and plants that make cottonseed oil and fertilizer. A number of antebellum houses remain, and nearby is a national forest. Tuskegee is best known as the seat of Tuskegee Univ.Tuskegee University,
at Tuskegee, Ala.; coeducational; chartered and opened 1881 by Booker T. Washington as Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. It became Tuskegee Institute in 1937 and adopted its present name in 1985.
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 During World War II, Tuskegee was the original base of the celebrated African-American air squadron, the "Tuskegee Airmen," who are commemorated by a national historic site (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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 (table)). In 1960 a Supreme Court decision voided a 1957 Alabama law that had excluded African-American residents from the city's population by altering Tuskegee's city limits.
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The irony of the situation is that an African American civil rights lawyer, who lived in the very small rural town of Tuskegee, Alabama, challenged the federal government.
After gaining admission in 1872, Washington did well in his studies, graduated in 1875, and in 1881 was asked by General Samuel Chapman Armstrong to run a normal school in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Miles-Richardson is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama and holds an academic appointment at Morehouse School of Medicine.
Washington invited him to join the faculty at Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Knowledge of studies such as one conducted in Tuskegee, Alabama from 1932 to 1972, where black men with syphilis were deliberately prescribed ineffective drugs so researchers could study the illness' progression, still looms heavily in many minds, making trust that much more difficult to obtain.
Moton, replied, according to his account, with words that would have been memorable under any circumstance but which gained added resonance in that hot and crowded room in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1923:
Despite its long history as a crucial site in the fight for racial justice in America, Tuskegee, Alabama, will be forever linked in America's collective memory to the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
Singer and songwriter Lionel Richie, 52: Richie was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, to professional parents.
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Centered in Tuskegee, Alabama, the study involved denying treatment to 400 of them so that Public Health Service doctors could observe the course of their illness.
Change the names, but the focus remains the same," says the Reverend David Spencer, a minister who lives just outside of Tuskegee, Alabama.
White Oak Plantation, near Tuskegee, Alabama, is a shining example of a hunting lodge that recognizes that women bowhunters need a place to gather to hunt, and share the camaraderie of other sisters of the sport.