John and Solomon Williamson

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John Theophilus and Solomon Jeffrey Williamson graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1911. The brothers came from Wallingford, Jamaica. Solomon first appeared at the college during the 1903-04 academic year as a pupil in the Preparatory Department. John enrolled during the 1907-08 year as a freshman. Right after graduation, John would begin studies at the University of Chicago. However, by April of 1912 John began employment at the Tuskegee Institute. He remained an active alumni, becoming the class representative for 1911 graduates. Solomon was an active member of the college Y.M.C.A. as a student, holding the elected position of missionary. He also wrote articles and poetry that were published in the college newspaper The Index. Both brothers were members of the Sherwood Rhetorical Society as students. This collection includes many of the publications by and about the Williamson brothers.


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    Our Alumni
    (Kalamazoo College Index, 1912-04)
    An article giving updates on alumni states "J.T. Williamson, '11, is teaching in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama."
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    Tuskegee Singers Please College Audience
    (Kalamazoo College Index, 1917-01-18)
    Two articles from the January 18, 1917 issue of The Index which mention 1911 graduate John T. Williamson and the Tuskegee Institute.
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    New Scholarship Honors 1911 Graduate
    (Kalamazoo College, 1991-01) Allen, Susan W.
    An article in the Winter 1991 alumni magazine, The Kalamazoo College Quarterly, announces a new scholarship for African-American and Hispanic students. The John T. Williamson Scholarship at Kalamazoo College honors the 1911 graduate from Jamaica.
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    John T. Williamson Senior Biography
    (Kalamazoo College Index, 1911-06)
    The senior biography written about John T. Williamson, Class of 1911, in the senior issue of The Index.
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    Solomon J. Williamson Senior Biography
    (Kalamazoo College Index, 1911-06)
    The senior biography written about S.J. Williamson in the senior issue of the student newspaper The Index (June 1911).
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