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Subtitle: Female Trading Association.

Title: Colored American - July 31, 1841

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer gives a brief overview of a grocery association run by African American women.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Female Education.

Title: Colored American - March 18, 1837

Speaker or author: Ray, Charles B. (Charles Bennett), 1807-1886

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer notes that the education women receive stresses "manners and grace," with a "smattering" of science. The education women receive is impractical and even though it seeks to prepare them for marriage, it doesn't offer them a way of doing so in any practical sense. He suggests that women be taught household management and other domestic skills to enhance their future well-being whether married or not.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

Subtitle: Female Education.

Title: Colored American - November 23, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer stresses the importance of education for African American women, as well as African American men.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Know-Nothing Mayor of Boston.

Title: Frederick Douglass' Paper - December 22, 1854

Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.

Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)

The writer makes a witty comment on the election of J. V. C. Smith as Mayor of Boston.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Great Excitement in Boston.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 9, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer tells his readers of a recent capture of a alleged fugitive slave in Boston.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Female Sympathy in Boston.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 15, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer provides a list of resolutions passed during a special meeting of the Massachusetts Female Emancipation Committee meeting held in 1850.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Female Medical College.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)

The writer gives a brief overview of a medical school for women located in Philadelphia. He notes the shift in the current social view about what women are capable of doing.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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