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The Life and Times of Judge Matthew Perry: Captured in Photographs by Cecil J. Williams

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 -
10:00am to 5:00pm


Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St., Columbia.

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With the flash of a camera, Cecil J. Williams, whose work has appeared in JetTime, and Newsweek, captured picture after picture of Judge Matthew Perry, tracing the life of a Civil Rights Movement hero. View these images and see how Judge Perry worked to help integrate Clemson University, represented jailed students from Orangeburg, and donated his own time, strength, and passion to the cause, all leading to his appointment as the first African-American lawyer to serve the United States Military Court of Appeals. Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St., Columbia. Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm. $12; $10 military/senior; $6 student; free for children under six. (803)799-2810,


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