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Booker T. Washington, Byrd Prillerman and Kelly
Miller
Booker T. Washington, Byrd Prillerman and Kelly Miller

Noted educator Byrd Prillerman, one of the founders of West Virginia Colored Institute, was born on October 19, 1859.

Learn more:
Biography of Byrd Prillerman
"Byrd Prillerman, Educator, Is Dead"
Letter, Byrd Prillerman to Governor William Glasscock, 16 April 1912 (photocopy), Ms84-178
Byrd Prillerman Death Certificate


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