"We Cannot Walk Alone:" Images and History of the African-American Community.
Lafayette County, Mississippi. An "Open Doors Exhibition." April through August 2003.
Frank Chalmers Neilson
Chalmers Neilson was born and raised in the late 19th century near Pine
Bluff, Arkansas. He completed his education at Philander-Smith College in
Little Rock and began teaching in the rural schools of Arkansas. At the turn
of the century, he was offered a position in Lafayette County, moved to
Oxford, and taught at Galilee School. When a new school, Rosenwald Junior
High, was built in Oxford, Neilson was invited to become the Principal.