This digital version of a physical exhibit produced by University Archives is brought to you by Digital Projects and Preservation. These images document the installed physical exhibit available for viewing in Special Collections and University Archives through March of 2022.

Installed physical exhibit image

Installed physical exhibit image

50 Years of Diversity Installation Case 1

50 Years of Diversity Installation Case 2


The physical exhibit featured covers of the following books available in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library:

Wearing Purple by Lydia Lewis Alexander, Marilyn Hill Harper, Otis Holloway Owens, Mildred Lucas Patterson. Ms. Alexander was a professor at UNF.

Think like a girl by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ph.D., published in 2021. The author is a Psychology professor at UNF.

The Ethics of Vulnerability by Erinn C. Gilson, published in 2014. The author was a Philosophy professor at UNF.

It Was Never about a Hot Dog and a Coke by Rodney L. Hurst, published in 2015. The author is a Jacksonville native and was the head of the Jacksonville Youth Council NAACP during the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement.

Feminism Under Fire by Ellen R. Klein, published in 1996. The author was a Philosophy professor at UNF.

Let the Words of My Mouth: an African American Speaking Out by B.J. Sessions, published 1995. The author is a Jacksonville native.

Color stories: Black women and Colorism in the 21st Century by JeffriAnne Wilder, published in 2015. The author is a Sociology professor at UNF.

Surfing the Color Line: A Memoir by Neil Allen Williams, published 2006. The author is a Jacksonville Native.