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Subtitle: Our Public Schools -- An Appeal to Parents.

Title: Anglo-African - August 12, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Anglo-African (1863 - 1865)

The writer shares information with his readers regarding the alarming rate of truancy among school aged children. He asks parents to get involved and ensure that their children attend school. He emphasizes that a good education is beneficial to the social perception of the entire African American race.

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

Subtitle: The Public Schools.

Title: Colored American - August 21, 1841

Speaker or author: J.

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer urges his readers to ensure that their children attend public schools.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper page

Subtitle: Public Schools.

Title: Colored American - February 9, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer encourages his readers to send their children to the public schools provided for them. He notes that of the 3,000 possible students, there are currently only about 1,000 enrolled.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Sunday Schools.

Title: Colored American - July 20, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer comments on the benefits of Sunday Schools (Sabbath Schools).

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Public Schools.

Title: Colored American - June 24, 1837

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his views on public school funding and the importance of education for African Americans.

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

Subtitle: Public Schools.

Title: Colored American - March 16, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer expresses his dismay regarding a rumor that a beloved teacher is about to be moved to another district.

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

Subtitle: Schools.

Title: Colored American - October 19, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer gives commentary on the condition of public education for African American youth. He compares what is offered in New York with the educational opportunities in Ohio. He includes an overview of the Education Convention of the Colored People of Ohio held in Columbus, Ohio.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

Subtitle: Our Schools.

Title: Elevator - June 23, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The editorial focuses on racial prejudice in public schools. The writer tells his readers that J. B. Sanderson, an African American school principal, has been removed from his job and replaced with a female principal. The writer learned that the reason for this was that the school board could not find a qualified African American female assistant principal, and that they could not allow a white woman to work for an African American boss.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subtitle: Schools.

Title: Elevator - September 8, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer alerts his readers to the availability of night classes for African American men at the Broadway School. He tells them classes for women will be available soon. He also mentions a new school opened in the southern part of the city.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Common Schools Again.

Title: Palladium of Liberty - May 1, 1844

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Palladium of Liberty (1843 - 1844)

The writer continues his debate regarding "common school" education for African American children in Ohio.

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

Subtitle: Schools among the Refugees.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - April 12, 1851

Speaker or author: Bibb, Mary E.

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

A teacher asks for help to continue educating children of the fugitives and the poor in her area.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Schools.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 26, 1851

Speaker or author: Bibb, M[ary] E.

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

The writer discusses the current condition of the schools in her section of the province. She acknowledges those who have contributed to the changes in education there.

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

Subtitle: Colored Schools, &c., in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - February 26, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer addresses questions regarding educational provisions that are being made for the fugitive slaves, freed refugees from slavery, and the poor in the growing Canadian settlements.

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

Subtitle: Schools for Colored People in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses the need for schools to educate children of African descent. He mentions a few schools available in the area.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Colored Settlements and Schools.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - January 29, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides a brief overview of the current status of the settlements around Sandwich in Canada.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: Schools in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 17, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer stresses the importance of education for all people of African descent living in the Canada and the U.S.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Day Schools of New York & Vicinity.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 16, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer tells his readers that while local schools are not well attended, the night school seems to be doing well. He stresses the importance of education.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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