Call My Name, Clemson

Documenting the Black Experience in an American University Community

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Between 1890 and 1915, a predominately African American state convict crew built Clemson University on John C. Calhoun’s Fort Hill Plantation in upstate South Carolina. Calhoun’s plantation house...

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