The Negro Building at Chilhowee Park was built for the Appalachian Exposition in 1910. This building was designed and constructed by #KnoxvilleCollege students. This pavilion held exhibits that celebrated the culture and progress of Black Americans. #KnoxvilleHistory #BlackHistoryMonth Source: Images of America: Park City by Becky French Brewer and Douglas Stuart McDaniel.
Leonard Adams, Interim President of Knoxville College, kicks off a series of videos commemorating Black History Month while discussing Knoxville College’s history and future role in the Knoxville community. He is joined by Dr. Michael Bowie, Chairman, Knoxville College Board of Trustees, in the series.