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HISTORY

OF

Louisiana Negro

Baptists

BIOGRAPHIES.

PROF. EMMETT LOUIS WASHBURN, B. A., A. SUCCESSFUL TEACHER.

        This young educator was born in Gloster, Miss., 1889. The names of his parents are Mr. Isaac and Mrs. Annie Washburn. After enjoying the advantages offered by the public school of his town and county, he attended Harper and Natchez Colleges, graduating B. A., from the latter with honors.

        Brother Washburn was converted in 1903 and baptized into the membership of the Gloster Baptist Church, Gloster, Miss. He has held the following positions of trust: Three years student teacher at Natchez College, and two years principal of the East Carroll Normal and Industrial Institute. This school is among the best schools in the state. It is located at Lake Providence, La. Bishop J. E. Brunswick founded this school in 1898. It comprises three buildings beautifully situated on 60 acres of land. Watch this young man and his great work. Lovers of education are proud of this institution and are expecting greater things from Brother Washburn as the years come and go.

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