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Headshot of Joseph Allen Vaughn smiling and looking to the leftJan. 29th is now a day of remembrance, celebration, and hope in honor of Furman’s first African American undergraduate student, Joseph Vaughn. Read more about the Joseph Vaughn Day Commemoration Ceremony held on Jan. 29th, 2020.

You can learn more about Joseph Vaughn by exploring Furman’s digital collections:

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Oral Histories:Joseph Vaughn and Lillian Brock Fleming share a laugh


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