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In the Historic Footsteps of Rev. Yorke Jones

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Following in the historic footsteps of #RevYorkJones (1853-1945), formerly enslaved #LincolnUniversityofPA graduate and the first dean of the theological seminary at #JohnsonCSmithUniversity (formerly #BiddleUniversity) in #CharlotteNC



#QueenIsabella is showing off her #JuniorNegroHistoryDetective skills โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ


In 1925, Jones published a rare book of poetry, "Gold and Incense." Some of the poems were, "Ma Lady", "Mrs. Johnson C. Smith's Benefactions", and "John Ballard Rendall, D.D. of Lincoln University."


This effort is a part of an upcoming presentation, "Way Out of No Way" at #NorthStarChurchoftheArts in #DurhamNC in April 2022.


Keep following Nanny Jack & Co, LLC (nannyjack.com) to learn more about this presentation in April and other North Carolina research.

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