James Farmer Timeline This timeline of Dr. James Farmer’s life and service is part of the James Farmer Project website. This site was one that we were unable to restore due to time restraints and a lack of technical knowledge. To read about our “work in progress” sites and our broken sites, click here. Image from UMW Digital Archives: The James Farmer Collection.UMW Digital History Archives. James Farmer. 2008. UMW Digital History Archives. http://archive.umw.edu:8080/vital/access/manager/Collection/umw:1012.