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Teaching the Youth
Teaching the Youth

A photo of Isaac Scott Hathaway teaching the youth.

Frederick Douglass

A famous sculpture of the African-American orator by Isaac Scott Hathaway.

Booker T. Washington Commemorative Coin

A 50 Cent piece featuring Booker T. Washington.  It was designed by Isaac Scott Hathaway, commissioned by President Harry Truman and minted from 1946 to 1951.

The Fine Art of Isaac Scott Hathaway

These busts and masks are located at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Video: Introduction Video to Isaac Scott Hathaway

The students of Auburn University partnered with the Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center to educate the people about the artist Isaac Scott Hathaway.

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George Washington Carver Bust

A photo of Isaac Scott Hathaway working on his George Washington Carver bust.

George Washington Carver Commemorative Coin

A commemorative 50 cent piece featuring George Washington Carver and Booker T. Washington. Designed by Isaac Scott Hathaway, commissioned by President Harry Truman and minted from 1951 to 1954.

Isaac Scott Hathaway

A photograph of the artist, sculptor, businessman and educator.

Two Tuskegee University Giants

A photograph of friends, Isaac Scott Hathaway and George Washington Carver

Video: Issac Scott Hathaway – Sculptor of Minds and Clay

Eight Auburn University students led by Mark Wilson, director of Civic Learning Initiatives in the College of Liberal Arts, began an educational project last fall to unveil the life and work of Hathaway.

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Motivated By What Was Missing!
Motivated By What Was Missing!

Isaac Scott Hathaway was originally motivated to start sculpting because of the lack of busts and sculptures in public places that featured African-Americans. Here are his sculptures of Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver and Frederick Douglass.

Hard at Work

A photograph of Isaac Scott Hathaway working teaching students about sculpture and ceramics.

Fly Away!
Fly Away!

A photograph of Isaac Scott Hathaway standing beside an airplane.

Quality Control

Isaac Scott Hathaway inspecting the work of one of his students.

Bust of Isaac Scott Hathaway

A member of the Isaac Scott Hathaway Collection located at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Auburn University

Isaac Scott Hathaway teaching at Auburn University. He crossed racial barriers when he began teaching their in the summer of 1947.

Booker T. Washington Commemorative Coin

The back of the 50 cent Commemorative piece minted from 1946  to 1951 and featuring an image of Booker T. Washington on the front.