Slavery, Memory, and Justice Project investigates Clay County history

Since August of 2020, a group of dedicated student researchers, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Wilkins, associate professor and chair of the department of history at William Jewell College, has been researching the history of slavery in relationship to Jewell. The research group that the students and Wilkins created,…

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Slavery, Memory, and Justice Project uncovers details about Dr. William Jewell’s slaveholding past

Since August of 2020, a group of dedicated student researchers, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Wilkins, associate professor and chair of the department of history at William Jewell College, has been researching the history of slavery in relationship to Jewell. The research group that the students and Wilkins created,…

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Jewell’s Slavery, Memory, and Justice Project uncovers, illuminates Alexander Doniphan’s pro-slavery stances and ties

Since August of 2020, a group of dedicated student researchers, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Wilkins, associate professor and chair of the history department at William Jewell College, has been researching the history of slavery in relation to Jewell. The research group that the students and Wilkins created –…

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