Crispin C. Hall, 1926

Crispin C. Hall, 1926
Courtesy MIT Museum

Crispin C. Hall, MIT Class of 1926.

Crispin Clement Hall '26, SM '28, of Bridgetown, Barbados, earned his Bachelors (1926) and Masters (1928) degrees from MIT, both in Civil & Environmental Engineering (Course I).

By the time he retired, after a 43-year career working for the State of New York, Hall was the supervisor of two Design Squads for the New York State Department of Transportation, "the highest position ever held by a Black Man in the history of the Department," according to The SPHINX (Summer 1971).

Timeline: 1920s
School: School of Engineering
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Life: Alpha Phi Alpha
Career: EngineeringTransportation
Object: Photograph
Collection: Caribbean, NAACP, Order of Operations 1921-1945, Students, Technique Yearbook