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Hilo Boarding School story reaches across U.S. history

  • HAWAII STATE ARCHIVES

    Wailuku-born Brig. Gen. Samuel C. Armstrong, left, founded the Hampton Institute in Virginia. Booker T. Washington founded the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.

  • COURTESY LYMAN HOUSE MUSEUM

    David Lyman founded Hilo Boarding School in 1836 and ran it for 28 years.

  • COURTESY LYMAN HOUSE MUSEUM

    Hilo Boarding School was a model for the Hampton Institute in Virginia and Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.

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