Hi, my name is

T. DeWayne Moore

Public Historian

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I am an Assistant Professor of History at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, and I work with the PVAMU Special Collections & Archives Department in John B. Coleman Library on the Digital PV Panther Project.

My Achievements

Completed Projects

14

Articles Published

11

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About me

Since 2014, I’ve been helping the descendants of blues artists in Mississippi and Memphis erect memorials to their ancestors. I have also helped many churches and cemetery caretakers protect forgotten cemeteries…

My Latest Projects

You can find some of the featured projects here. To see my older projects, please contact me.
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Nonprofit 

One of my passions is participatory memorialization. Here are some of the memorials the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund erected with the support of descendants and blues enthusiasts…

My Resume
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My Work

What I do…

My main focus is responsible and ethical practices in public history, and I have worked in memorialization, historic preservation, museum studies, archival administration, and cultural resource management. I provide no specific rates or a price list. Every project is unique. If you want to discuss a project, please tell me about it on the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund’s Online Portal HERE. I normally respond to submissions within 24 hours except weekends and holidays.

My Resume

Historic Preservation

The erasure of African American history is prevalent across the nation, and the structures associated with Blues communities remain some of the most endangered…

Archival Administration

The dearth of processed and digitized archival collections at HBCUs demonstrate the negative effects of racial segregation…

Museum Studies

Featuring diverse collections of sculpture and horticulture, cemeteries function as outdoor history museums, but too often they are not managed or promoted in ways that ensure their long-term preservation. 

Cultural Resource Management (CRM)

CRM is a process used to manage and make decisions about scarce cultural resources in an equitable manner. Also known as Heritage Management, it includes landscapes, archaeological sites, historical records, and spiritual places, among other things. 

Skills

and Experience

Aug 2020 – Jan 2022

Prairie View A&M University 

Lecturer – History

Taught survey courses in Early & Modern American History

Aug 2019 – June 2020

Bowling Green State University

Assistant Teaching Professor

Taught seminar courses on The Civil War & Reconstruction, African American History, Critical Thinking, and Historical Society Administration.

2014 – 2019

University of Mississippi

Graduate Instructor

Taught survey courses in Early & Modern American History

2014 – Present

The Mt. Zion Memorial Fund

Executive Director

Installed numerous memorials, maintained cemeteries, conducted archival research, and engaged descendant communities

Portfolio

My Works

My Resume

Get in Touch

Tell Me About Your Project

Every project is unique. If you want to discuss a project, please tell me about it on the Mt. Zion Memorial Fund’s Online Portal. I normally respond to submissions within 24 hours except weekends and holidays.