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Progress Report 2021

Feb 1, 2022

Juneteenth Talks, Civil Rights Trails Marker, Lectures, Interviews, and an Award


 

Photo: Diary page from a new lecture,  “The Life and Diaries of Annie Walden Jones”


January 10: Interviewed by Rupen Fofaria for Ed NC.comhttps://www.ednc.org/winton-triangle-cofield-ahoskie-nc-chowan-school-black-farm-entrepreneur-csbrown-hertford-history/?fbclid=IwAR0ytNgOs3VVnegSd_fkl8LnB-6bJmfHeSaISJyZEJyrTfS0uwVa1nDaVSs

 

January 16: “Families of USCTs of the Winton Triangle”, virtual lecture for the AAHGS-Piedmont 

Chapter January 16 

 

February 17: Katie M. Hart virtual discussion at the Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City NC 

 

February: Three newspapers articles resulted from this Katie Hart talk: the Bertie Advance, Elizabeth City’s Daily Advance, Roanoke-Chowan News Herald

 

February 25: Interview with Cheryl Deloatch, Roanoke-Chowan News Herald about North Carolina Highway Historical Markers; the Choanoac and Robert Lee Vann markers were featured in Crossroads…  February 2021

 

March 3: Announcement of Chowan Discovery’s new marker for New Ahoskie Baptist Church

 

March 15: Interview with Kip Tabb for Outer Banks Voices about the New Ahoskie Church North Carolina Civil Rights Trails Marker, March 20; https://coastalreview.org/2021/04/marker-to-note-ahoskies-civil-rights-legacy/

 

March 26: Tour of Winton Triangle for UNC-Chapel Hill students majoring in public policy, March 26

 

March 28: C.S. Brown School’s Roots” speech, Founders’ Day at C.S. Brown Cultural Arts Center and Museum

 

April: Pleasant Plains Schoolhouse featured in the book and exhibit “A Better Place for Our Children”, also featured in Smithsonian Magazine, April 2021 issue.

 

May 20: Received the Crispus Attucks Award from the Sons and Daughters of the United States Middle Passage. https://sdusmp.org/conference2021/?page_id=1070 and https://sdusmp.org/conference2021/?page_id=172

 

 

June 19: Speech read about Hertford County’s soldiers of the 36th Infantry Regiment of the United State Colored Troops at a Juneteenth program in Murfreesboro NC, June 19.

 

June 19:  interview by Dr. Wilmer Leon, “On with the Issues, Sirius XM, replayed July 3.

 

June 19: From North Carolina to Texas and Back - The Winton Triangle's Families of USCTs”, virtual lecture for the Dallas Genealogical Society's African-American Genealogy Interest Group

 

July 5: Kip Tabb article July 5 https://coastalreview.org/2021/07/marvin-jones-winton-triangle-research-a-personal-journey/


August 28: Dedication and unveiling of the first North Carolina Civil Rights Trails Marker, for New Ahoskie Baptist Church, Ahoskie.  Followed by panel discussion moderated by Marvin Tupper Jones. 

 

October 14 -15: Delivered three lectures at the annual Afro American Historical and  Genealogical Society national conference:

-       “The Life and Diaries of Annie Walden Jones”

-       “The Indomitable Parker David Robbins”

-       “Historical Markers of North Carolina and Virginia” 

 

September: Submitted a 2500-word biography about educator and librarian, Katie M. Hart, to the Black Women Librarians Project as part of the Library History Roundtable

October 20: The “Winton Triangle” lecture presented to the Ahoskie Women’s Club, Ahoskie, NC. 

 

October 30: Dedication and unveiling of the Wild’s Raid North Carolina Highway Historical Marker in Elizabeth City, NC 

 

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