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Original school site marker dedication, other William James events Sun.-Mon.
This photo, taken at Brannen Methodist Episcopal Church circa 1921, shows William James and other leaders in Statesboro’s African American community, left to right, front row: Dr. Harvey Van Buren, the Rev. Strickland, the Rev. Kimball, Professor James, Deacon Archie Edwards; second row: Alberta Strickland, Fleta Blocker, Willie Williams, Julia P. Bryant, Eunice Burk; third row: Deacon Edward Latimore, Deacon Eldridge Joyce, Clarence Bryant, the Rev. Powell and Deacon Fredrick Pushsley Sr.
As the Bulloch County Historical Society heads into two days commemorating the life and legacy of pioneering African American educator William James, his home church will be participating, and the public is invited to a Sunday afternoon marker unveiling.
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