• Vida L. Avery
Part of the Philanthropy and Education book series (PHILAED)


John Hope attained success in his life and received numerous awards and recognition for his service in education, especially in the black community, where his contribution is evident even today in the organizations and schools that bear his name.


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    “Dr. John Hope Lived a Fruitful and Abundant Life; Was First President of Atlanta University System,” Atlanta University Bulletin, July 1936, 3; Edward A. Jones, A Candle in the Dark: A History of Morehouse College (Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Judson, 1967), 105.Google Scholar
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    For other examples of black college presidents who understood the complexity of working with philanthropists, see Wayne J. Urban, Black Scholar: Horace Mann Bond, 1904–1972 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1992);Google Scholar
  3. Patrick J. Gilpin, Marybeth Gasman, and David Levering Lewis, Charles S. Johnson: Leadership beyond the Veil in the Age of Jim Crow (New York: SUNY, 2003);Google Scholar
  4. and Michael Bieze, Booker T. Washington and the Art of Self-Representation (New York: Peter Lang, 2008).Google Scholar
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    Tananarive Due, The Living Blood (New York: Pocket Books, 2001).Google Scholar
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    Allan Nevins, John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American Enterprise, 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1940), 485.Google Scholar

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