Tingley Memorial Hall

Description: 

Tingley Memorial Hall honors William Wilson Cooke, a graduate of Claflin College and the first African American man working as a senior architectural designer in the US Supervising Architect's Office in Washington, D.C, who designed the building. The Hall also memorializes attempts at improving higher education and the future of young African Americans in South Carolina.

LocationMem: 
South Carolina, United States
Institution: 
Claflin College
Official/Unofficial: 
Official
Group Acknowledged: 
African American Architects and Students
Physical Aspects: 

Building

Date of Dedication: 
1908
Place Location: