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2015 Masters prize money announced | Masters

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On Feb. 14, 1867, The Augusta Institute, was founded by William Jefferson White, a Baptist minister and Rev. Richard C. Coulter, a former slave, from Atlanta, Georgia. The Institution was founded to educate African-American men in theology and education and was located in the basement of Springfield Baptist Church, the "Oldest Independent Black Church in the United States."  It was renamed "Morehouse College" after it moved to Atlanta, in 1879.

On Feb. 14, 1867, The Augusta Institute, was founded by William Jefferson White, a Baptist minister and Rev. Richard C. Coulter, a former slave, from Atlanta, Georgia. The Institution was founded to educate African-American men in theology and education and was located in the basement of Springfield Baptist Church, the "Oldest Independent Black Church in the United States." It was renamed "Morehouse College" after it moved to Atlanta, in 1879.

President Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, spent her 63rd birthday at Augusta National Golf Club in November 1959.

President Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, spent her 63rd birthday at Augusta National Golf Club in November 1959.

Mudville: January 1909. "Augusta, Georgia. A typical street scene in Gregtown where the employees in King Mill live. The Secretary of Associated Charities said this is the most degraded part of Augusta." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Mudville: January 1909. "Augusta, Georgia. A typical street scene in Gregtown where the employees in King Mill live. The Secretary of Associated Charities said this is the most degraded part of Augusta." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

1930s  By the 1930s, golfers were abandoning their knickers in favor of flannel…

1930s By the 1930s, golfers were abandoning their knickers in favor of flannel…

Augusta Chronicle with news of the building of Augusta National

Augusta Chronicle with news of the building of Augusta National

1797 Ezekiel Harris House Main page image | Augusta Museum of History

1797 Ezekiel Harris House Main page image | Augusta Museum of History

A  picture from above captures the stunning Eisenhower cabin at Augusta National Golf Cour...

How a farm turned into the world's most famous golf course, Augusta

A picture from above captures the stunning Eisenhower cabin at Augusta National Golf Cour...

Detail of Photographer with View Camera in the Median of Green Street in Augusta, Georgia* by Photo_History, via Flickr

Detail of Photographer with View Camera in the Median of Green Street in Augusta, Georgia* by Photo_History, via Flickr

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