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News - Community Invited to Tour College's African-American Museum

By Sherry Shephard
Monday, February 19, 2018

 
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Jarvis Christian CoImage titlellege’s African-American Museum turned a year old this month.

The museum, featuring the Rodney Lamar Atkins Collection, opened Feb. 8, 2017, in the Olin Learning and Resource Center on the College campus.

Atkins, Director of the Olin Library, is encouraging schools, church groups and social organizations to make reservations to tour the museum during Black History Month and throughout the year.

Atkins has been collecting memorabilia for more than 30 years and continues to add items to the growing exhibit. The latest addition includes information on car inventors and the history of the car.

For more information or to make reservations, call (903) 730-4890, Ext. 2173.


Sherry Shephard

Jarvis Christian College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian College.