Commemoration of contributions to black higher education

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South Carolina, United States
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.