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Links to Sources

About James Farmer – James Farmer Multicultural Center

This page from the James Farmer Multicultural Center provides a brief timeline of Dr. Farmer’s accomplishments.

Videos – James Farmer Project

The James Farmer Project houses a multitude of videos centered on Dr. Farmer’s legacy at UMW including videos of the James Farmer Bust unveiling.

“UMW Dedicates Lecture Hall for Civil Rights Leader, Nov. 15” – UMW Voice

2013 Article by Brynn Boyer for UMW Voice about the dedication of Monroe 116 in Dr. Farmer’s honor.

“James Farmer Hall Officially Dedicated” – UMW Voice

2021 article by Anna Billingsley for UMW Voice about the dedication ceremony of James Farmer Hall in November 2021.

“UMW Choses New Name for Building: James Farmer Hall” – UMW Voice

2020 article by Anna Billingsley for UMW Voice about the name chosen for the building.

“UMW Renames Building After Civil Rights Leader James Farmer” – Patch

2020 article by Mark Hand about the renaming of Trinkle Hall to James Farmer Hall.


This platform is used to store Board of Visitors meeting notes, which contained information about the renaming process of James Farmer Hall.