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38 Lifting the Veil of Ignorance - Booker T. Washington High School|| "Lifting the Veil of Ignorance" Booker T. Washington High School

Sculpture in association with The Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program.
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In 1927, the only exact replica of the Booker T. Washington monument at Tuskegee University in Alabama was erected at the school's entrance. The statue of Washington, called "Booker T. Washington Lifting the Veil of Ignorance," is an exact replica of the original bronze at the Tuskegee Institute by sculptor Charles Keck. The inscription reads: "He lifted the veil of ignorance from his people and pointed the way to progress through education and industry."