Alexander Twilight graduates from Middlebury College, the first African American citizen to earn a baccalaureate degree at a college in the United States.
A circa 1974 photograph of a mid-19th century daguerreotype showing Alexander Twilight.
Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village, possibly Gregor Hileman, and Middlebury News Service via Middlebury College Special Collections
Gregor Hileman, “The Iron-willed Black Schoolmaster and his Granite Academy,” Middlebury College News Letter, Spring 1974
Timothy Light, “Who was Alexander Twilight? And who is Alexander Twilight?,” Middlebury College Magazine, Autumn 1991
“Alexander Lucius Twilight,” Old Stone Museum and Historic Village
“Alexander Twilight,” Middlebury History Online
Catalogue of Officers and Students of Middlebury College, page 113, 1917
The Iron-willed Black Schoolmaster and His Granite Academy, circa 1974