Student Historian

James Jones is an undergraduate student majoring in History at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is scheduled to graduate in 2014, and intends to pursue a Master’s Degree in Teaching. A journey-level welder since 2005, he is interested in class, labor, inequity of all kinds, and is devoted to the Blues.

Rodney D. Bennet ( 1966- )

“Image Ownership: Flacourtphile (CC BY-SA 4.0)” Rodney D. Bennett is the current president of the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the institution’s tenth president and the first African American president of a predominantly white college or university in Mississippi. His presidency was announced February … Read MoreRodney D. Bennet ( 1966- )

Alexander G. Clark (1826-1890)

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Born free in Washington County, Pennsylvania 1826, Alexander Clark moved to Bloomington, Iowa (later known as Muscatine) at age 16. He arrived with training as a barber, a trade which allowed him into the company of Bloomington’s leading citizens. He purchased … Read MoreAlexander G. Clark (1826-1890)

Gayraud Stephen Wilmore (1921-2020)

“Image Ownership: Presbyterian Historical Society” Reverend Gayraud Stephen Wilmore was an American pastor, educator, historian, and theologian.  Born on December 20, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Wilmore attended Central High School where he was active in the drama club, wrote for the student newspaper and, for … Read MoreGayraud Stephen Wilmore (1921-2020)