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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: Keep it Before the Refugees Friends.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 2, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer encourages his readers to purchase land set aside for the well being of the poor and the refugees from slavery living in Canada.

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

Subtitle: Keep It Before the Refugees' Friends.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - July 30, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer provides an update on the collection of funds to purchase land for the refugees from slavery living in Canada.

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

Subtitle: Homes for the Refugees in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer shares two resolutions regarding fugitive slaves living in Canada that were passed at a recent state convention held in Michigan.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subtitle: The Refugees Home Society.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - June 1, 1851

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief overview of a convention held in Detroit to organize the purchase of land to house fugitive slaves living in Canada.

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

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: Prejudice against the Refugees in Canada.

Title: Voice of the Fugitive - October 7, 1852

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer responds to a letter published in another newspaper maligning the refugees of slavery who are now living in Canada. The unsigned letter is not only prejudicial and condescending, but also offensive in that it accuses black men of preferring white women over black women.

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

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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