Thank you, Sam Collins and The Bryan Museum, for giving us the lesson of John Rufus Gibson's lifelong dedication to the education of Galveston's children.

With guest speaker Wilberforce University President Elfred Anthony Pinkard's description of the university's illustrious history as the first historically Black college, I learned even more than I expected.

I look forward to Collins' November program on Jessie McGuire Dent and encourage others to attend as well.

Sandra Sullivan

Galveston

Editor's note: The lecture discussed in this letter was conducted virtually.

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Samuel Collins III

Thank you. If anyone is interested in the first lecture please visit the Bryan Museum's website to see the recording. Hidden History - The Bryan Museum

https://thebryanmuseum.org/hidden-history/

Bailey Jones

I also enjoyed the presentation - particularly the way Mr. Collins went step by step through his research process.

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