W. W. Law Foundation Celebrates the Life and Legacy of W. W. Law


W. W. Law
W. W. Law

On Sunday July 29, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., The W. W. Law Foundation will commemorate the life and support the legacy of Westley Wallace Law “ A Man For All Seasons.” This event celebrates the life and legacy of W.W. Law who passed away on July 29, 2002.

The gathering will include a reception with Mayor Edna Jackson in attendance bringing greetings from the city, one of the early and leading sponsors of the evening. The Chatham County Commissioners are expected to be in attendance sharing in the commemoration and celebration of Law’s life and his legacy. The proceeds of the event will contribute to the operation of the W.W. Law Center under which preservation of and providing access to these historic materials is underway

The foundation will sample rare photos selected from the W. W. Law collection of art, literature, maps, rare photos, phonograms, letters and artifacts. There will be a reception with hors d’oeuvres, a book exhibition, and art and remarks on the life of W.W. Law.

Dr. Michael Benjamin, executive board member of the W. W. Law Foundation said, “ We should commemorate Law’s life by recognizing him as a man for all seasons.

We came to this conclusion after working through the collection of art, photos, audio files, books, records, letters and artifacts.” Benjamin will also comment on rare books and other printed material. Tickets are $75. For more information please go to www.lawfoundation.org or call 912-234-1250.


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