Organization and Aims The work of founding Fisk University was begun in October, 1865, under the auspices of the American Missionary Association of New York City, and the .Western Freedman's Aid Commission, of Cincinnati. At the beginning of the enterprise... Catalogue of Fisk University - Page 6by Fisk University - 1898Full view
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Congregational churches - 1920
...beginning, it was the distinct purpose to establish for the colored people of the South an institution that should adequately provide for them the advantages of Christian education to whatever extent the capacity of the race should in the future demand. This distinctly announced purpose has been ever...