New Museum at Edward Waters College

Edward Waters College, the historically Black educational institution in Jacksonville, Florida, has announced the opening of a new African American artifacts museum at the newly renovated Susie E. Tolbert House on campus. The museum will include more than 100 artifacts of African American history.

The house was the home for Susie E. Tolbert until her death in 1942. Tolbert taught music and applied social etiquette at Edwards Waters College. The city of Jacksonville named a public elementary school in her honor.


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  1. Ronald B. Saunders says:

    I commend Edward Waters College for taking steps to preserve the vitally important history of Africans in the Americas.
    Susie E. Tolbert was a great American who made significant contributions to the state of Florida and Edwards Waters College.
    May I suggest that Edward Waters College have a annual day to celebrate this remarkable woman’s accomplishments to the Edward Waters College community.

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