Gibbs Hall Residential Hall; Public Domain.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Gibbs Hall, built in the mid-20th century, is a living legacy of the Thomas Van Rensselaer Gibbs’ legislative action in 1884 and his role as the first Vice President of the school from 1887-1900 and its second faculty member.1


The website of Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, FL.

Created one hundred years after Rev. Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs’ 1827 birth in Philadelphia, St. Petersburg, Florida’s Gibbs High School is a shining representation of Rev. Gibbs longing to improve the education of Black students.