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Creation Date

1-24-2009

Building Name

B.F. Lee Building

Description

EWC Lee-Cousins Administration Building, Jacksonville, FL. Edward Waters College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Florida. Edward Waters College is a private, historically black college whose future is lined with pride, growth, and success. Edward Waters College, the oldest private institution of higher education in the state of Florida, was founded in 1866 specifically to educate newly freed slaves. The B.F. Lee Building has served as a Theological Seminary and has hosted gospel concerts by Shirley Caesar, and events for political candidates Jeb Bush, Corrine Brown, Jesse L. Jackson and Shirley Chisholm.
It was built in 1925, of red brick, and later renamed as Lee- Cousins Administration Building.

Latitude, Longitude

30.343933, -81.683502

Keywords

Taylor; George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor,Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; College campuses; College buildings; Historic buildings; Edward Walters College; B.F. Lee Building; Lee- Cousins Administration Building.; Jacksonville, Fl.; Duval County

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