A black-and-white image of an elderly man seated with a blanket draped over his legs. He is looking at his hands, which are holding something in front of him. the photographer's mark is in the lower right corner of the image: [C.M. BATTEY / TUSKEGEE INST., ALA. / COPYRIGHTED].
A black-and-white photograph taken at the 25th anniversary of the founding of Tuskegee University. At center of the photograph is a reviewing stand on which supporters of the University, including Trustees, dignitaries, educators, and philanthropists, are gathered to watch the proceedings. The reviewing stand is decorated with American flags and bunting. In the foreground, female Tuskegee students march past the reviewing stand, from proper right to proper left. The women are wearing full-length, long-sleeved dresses and hats. In the background are campus buildings, rolling hills and fences.