Frank J. Armstrong: The First African American to Graduate From Cornell

Frank Armstrong (Class of 1900) was the first African American to graduate from Cornell.  He played Baseball and actively participated in the Adelphian Literary Society.


This exhibit was initially created by Claire Solak and later revised by Kat Sayrs under the advisement of Jen Rouse, Archivist at Cole Library and Brooke Bergantzel, Instructional Technology Librarian.