The Save Sewanee Black History Project endeavors to recover, preserve, and publicly share the 160-plus-year record of the African American people who lived and worked in this university community and helped shape its history.


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Photograph of Gordon, Johnny Wilson, Victoria, Raymond Dupree, Raymond Taylor, Greg and Robbie Patton

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Photograph of Gordon, Johnny Wilson, Victoria, Raymond Dupree, Raymond Taylor, Greg, and Robbie Patton. Everyone is dressed in wedding attire.

Photograph of Renee Winton, Helena Taylor, Gordon, Victoria, Raymond Taylor, Raymond Dupree, Michelle, Dessie, Greg, and Shirley

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Photograph of Renee Winton, Helena Taylor, Gordon, Victoria, Raymond Taylor, Raymond Dupree, Michelle, Dessie, Greg, and Shirley. Everyone is dressed…

Photograph of Victoria Taylor on her wedding day

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Photograph of Victoria Taylor on her wedding day at Otey Memorial Parish Church