“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” —African Proverb

Black and white photograph of interior window sill of Perry House. There is a vase of flowers sitting in front of the windows, light shining down on them.
Interior window of Perry House. Image courtesy Alexis De La Rosa ’15

The 2020 – 2021 Perry Project researchers continue to extend their gratitude to those who participated in this oral history project and for the many alumnae/i, faculty, and staff who shared their stories before. We stand on the shoulders of those who came before us and whose legacy helped us with our own work. Please see below for a growing acknowledgement page for all of those who have helped the Perry Project researchers.

2020 – 2021 Perry Oral History Project Interview Participants 

Last updated January 15, 2021

Lisa Augustin
Joy Burns
Alexis De La Rosa
Tyler Garber
Florence Goff
Jacqueline Handy
Jessica B. Harris
Sally Harrison
Feetimah Jafiq
Tsega Meshesha
Alexis McDonald
Mary Osirim
Mia Parker
Kathleen Payne
Kelechi Njoku
Gail Stennies
Dorian E. Turner
Janielle Vidal
Abayomi Walker
Victoria Baecher Wassmer

Alumnae/i and Student Research

We are thankful for the alumnae/i and current student leaders who have helped to inform our research. Please see below for links to additional Bryn Mawr History content and the authors of the work.

A Point of Difference – Alexis De La Rosa ’15 and Lauren Footman ’14
Re-vision: Archiving Black Experiences at Bryn Mawr – Alexis McDonald ’17
Black at Bryn Mawr – Original Research – Grace Pusey ’15 and Emma Kioko ’15
Black at Bryn Mawr Program – Khari Bowman ’21 (coordinator)
Black at Bryn Mawr 2018 Pensby Fellow Research – Jada Ceasar ’20
A Comprehensive History of the Fight for Perry House – Danielle Cadet ‘15

Questions? If you were an alumna/us who contributed to, researched or participated in a similar project please contact Gabrielle Gary, Associate Director of Affinity Programming.