Education: Dr. Brooks's $1,000

An agile, soft-spoken old Negro, who has mounted his pulpit in Washington's 19th Street Baptist Church every Sunday for 52 years, is Dr. Walter Henderson Brooks. Once Dr. Brooks was a slave. Emancipated at 14, he entered Presbyterian-owned Lincoln University near Oxford, Pa., at 15. A gift of $500 from some Pittsburgh Presbyterians enabled him to go through college and theological school, start out on a career which has made him the best known of Washington's many Negro preachers. Last month came a proud day...

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