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Alvin C. Adams Hall

Location and Current Use

Alvin C. Adams Hall is located at 63 South Green Drive, in the South Green, between coordinates I-6 and J-7 on the campus map. It is marked as # 157 on the map.

Alvin C. Adams Hall is a residence hall.

The Housing office provides more detailed information online.

History of Building

Construction of Alvin C. Adams Hall was completed for Fall quarter, 2007.

Alvin C. Adams

Adams, who graduated in 1959, was one of the first African-American alumni of the Ohio University School of Journalism. He went on to a career that included working for the nation's first black daily newspaper, the Chicago Daily Defender, and covering Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech and Malcolm X's assassination for Jet magazine.

An Athens County native, Adams and his wife, Ada, co-founded the Multicultural Genealogical Center in Chesterhill, Ohio. Ada Adams is a graduate of Ohio University's School of Education. Alvin Adams died in 2004.

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