Commemoration Banquet for William Dawson

Video footage from a banquet honoring William Dawson. Dawson headed the School of Music at Tuskegee University and served as conductor of the Tuskegee Choir from 1931 to 1955. He was instrumental in transforming the Tuskegee Choir into an internationally recognized performance group. Edited video file, for full version contact Tuskegee Archives at

  • Date Created: Circa 1967
  • Date Digitized: 07-26-2021 by Lesa Redmond
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Subject: William Dawson; Tuskegee history; Tuskegee choir
  • Format: mp4
  • Source: reel to reel
  • Rights: Tuskegee University Archives