Grambling Founder

On July 21, 1873 a man was born in Brusly Louisiana that would found a university. Charles P. Adams, was that man. After attending the Tuskegee Institute and studying with Booker T. Washington Adams was recommended to the North Louisiana Farmers Relief Association as a man who could solve their problem. They needed someone to found a run an agricultural school to help keep the farms in the area vital. While the start was rocky, and the inaugural class was only one hundred and five the school would eventually become Grambling State University.


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