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Robert Lee Jarrel (born 1869-died 1904) Jarrell Plantation (1847) Juliette, Jones County, Macon, Ga.

A collection of digital photographs of the Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site in East Juliette, Georgia, taken by Lawrence E. Walker Foundation. This set is part of the Lawrence E. Walker Collection of Historical Churches, Historical Cemeteries & Historial Plantations in the Dept. of Archives, Special Collections, and Records Management. It was created for the Center for African and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University. All images are licensed under an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike Creative Commons license.


Public History Students Partner with Oakland Cemetery

As part of a $15,000 Partnership-in-Scholarship grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to the Historic Oakland Foundation, Kennesaw State University Public History students collaborated with Oakland Cemetery to develop an audio tour of the African American section of the cemetery. Tours are be accessed by cell phone and include information about prominent African Americans buried in the cemetery. The African American Voices Project was headed by Dr. Catherine Lewis and Dr. Jennifer Dickey, professors in the Public History Program at Kennesaw State University, as well as Dr. D. L. Henderson, Oakland Advisory Board member. WXIA, Channel 11, covered the project on their 11Alive News Today morning show, Thursday, September 30.

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