The Black History Preservation Project

Virtual Community Museum
List of Persons/Organizations Involved In the Development

Syracuse University:

Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President

Linda M. Littlejohn, Associate Vice President, South Side Initiative Office

Margie Gantt, Director, South Side Initiative Office

Black History Preservation Project Team:

Ossie Edwards, Onondaga County Public Library

Margie Gantt, Syracuse University

Vernita King, community volunteer

Linda M. Littlejohn, Syracuse University

Elizabeth Ann Page,, volunteer

Kitty Rice, community volunteer

Shirley A. Rowser, City of Syracuse – Multi-Cultural Affairs

Gregg Tripoli, Onondaga Historical Association

Annette White, community volunteer

Amatullah Yamini, community volunteer

Part-time Staff/Volunteers:

Robert Loftus, Research Librarian

Daniel Ward, Instructor

Marshall Nelson, interviewer

Marion Ervin, interviewer

Tasneem Tewogbola, interviewer

Saundra Smokes, interviewer

Clarence (Junie) Dunham, tour guide

Brian Freeland, musician and educator

Claire Enkosky, Graduate Assistant, Black Syracuse Project

Joseph Bryant, President, Southside Community Coalition

Joshua Bryant, Member, Southside Community Coalition

Raquan Pride, Member, Southside Community Coalition

David Trapps, Member, Southside Community Coalition

Randy White, Member, Southside Community Coalition

George Langford, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Syracuse University staff and faculty:

Suzanne Preate, Library

Jenny Gluck, Information & Technology Services

Sarah Pohley, Library

DeAnn Buss, Library

Angela Anita Williams, Library

Kishi Animashaun-Ducre, African American Studies

Bonnie Crarey Ryan, Library

Samantha Duncan, Information & Technology Services

Jeremy Morgan, Information & Technology Services

Jonathan Chowdhury, Information & Technology Services

Kenneth Lavender, School of Information Studies

Charlotte Hess, Library

Ted Aiken, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Museum Studies

Jessica R. Murray, College of Law

Gary Radke, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Art History

Joan Bryant, Department of African American Studies, Black Syracuse Project

Mary Goodwin, Light Work/Community Darkroom

David P. Broda, Photo & Imagining Center

Vernon M. Burnett, Community Darkrooms

Peter D. Verheyen, Library

Daylight Blue Media:

Courtney Rile

Michael Barletta

Robert Podfigurny


Syracuse University

Southside Community Coalition

SUNY Educational Opportunity Center

City of Syracuse – Multi Cultural Affairs

The Dunbar Association

Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga County Public Library

Daylight Blue Media

Lerentech Solutions LLC

Gaylord Brothers

Brian Freeland Jr., M.Ed.
President/ Founder/ CEO
Upstate Alumni, LLC
(315) 254 – 4111