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Efforts grow to preserve history of Saint Paul’s College
« on: July 01, 2019, 08:28:14 PM »
“Challenge by choice” was the motto of Saint Paul’s College, which closed in 2013 because of financial problems and declining student enrollment.

Now the citizens of Lawrenceville are living up to that motto — by taking up the challenge of collecting and preserving artifacts documenting the 125-year history of the historically black college.

Lawrenceville residents and other supporters of Saint Paul’s College have opened a museum to showcase documents and memorabilia, including an original copy of “Adventure in Faith,” an autobiography written by the Rev. James Solomon Russell, who was born enslaved, became an Episcopal priest and founded the school in 1888.

http://m.richmondfreepress.com/news/2019/apr/19/efforts-grow-preserve-history-saint-pauls-college/

 

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