Academic Historian

Dr. Claudette L. Tolson is an Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University, Perimeter College, in Clarkston, Georgia.  She teaches United States history and African-American history online. She received her Ph.D. in History from Loyola University of Chicago in 2008. She received her Master’s Degree in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1991. Her dissertation was titled, The Excluded and the Included: Chicago, White Supremacy and the Clubwomen’s movement, 1873-1915. She is the author of several publications in print and online including “White Supremacy” in the Encyclopedia of Race and Racism (2013).

Addison Scurlock (1883-1964)

Addison Scurlock, photographer, was born to attorney George Clay Scurlock and wife Nannie in Fayetteville, North Carolina on June 19, 1883. In 1900, his family moved to Washington, D.C. where in 1900, 17-year-old Scurlock began an apprenticeship under Moses P. Rice, a prominent white photographer … Read MoreAddison Scurlock (1883-1964)