Lost to History: One African-American Woman's Views on How to Make Our Country a Better Place.
Project Goal: To Discuss her Views, Recognize her Contributions, and Perpetuate Her Legacy.

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About James E. Wyatt
Colonel Wyatt graduated at 15 from Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia in 1949. He attended Florida A and M College (FAMC), where he was a chemistry major, on a band scholarship, wanting to play professional baseball. At FAMC, he was president of his senior class, student government, "Marching 100" band and ROTC Commandant of FAMC's second four-year program. Jim has a MS Degree from Purdue University and is a graduate of virtually all of the Department of Defense senior officer educational institutions, including the Army Logistics Management School, the Defense Systems Management College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. In his last military assignment, 1975-79, Colonel Wyatt was program manager for a multi-billion dollar communications system. He was the only black program manager from among sixty such positions in the U.S. Army. Subsequent to retirement, he worked in the international communications business until 2006 and then played golf four times a week...until discovering Nannie Helen Burroughs.

Meaningful Work
Recognizing and appreciating his service to the country, Colonel Wyatt acknowledges that his mother would now be extremely proud of his Meaningful Work about Nannie Helen Burroughs. Daisy Wyatt, like Burroughs, always emphasized the importance of good behavior, strong character and humility.

James E. Wyatt, African-American History in Annapolis, MD


James E. Wyatt, African-American History in Annapolis, MD
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