A House United: Celebrating 150 Years of Morehouse College

Founded in 1867 originally in Augusta, Georgia, Morehouse College in the last 150 years has expanded and grown into an international powerhouse, educating leaders in the world across a variety of professions and disciplines. A House United: Celebrating 150 Years of Morehouse College, is a physical representation of the strides Morehouse College has made from its inception and continues to make currently. Highlighting the rich resources of the AUC Woodruff Library’s Archives Research Center, this exhibit celebrates the accomplishments of the nation’s only all-male, historically Black college by showcasing archival documents and images related to Morehouse College.  

Originally established for educating teachers and men for ministry, Morehouse has expanded its curriculum and in turn matured into an institution of prestige and excellence in scholarship. A House United, tells a visual story of Morehouse College from 1887 to 2017, and the school’s mission to “develop men with disciplined minds who lead lives of leadership and service.” Proudly birthed from a place of tradition and hallowed grounds, the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Morehouse College exemplify excellence.

In conjunction with the A House United: Celebrating 150 Years of Morehouse College exhibit, the AUC Woodruff Library Archives Research Center is proud to display the Morehouse College Photograph Collection which includes 69 photographs depicting buildings and grounds, students, campus events and visitors, faculty, and individuals associated with the College dating from the 1880s to the 1970s. For more information visit http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/mcimg/.