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Black Abolitionist Archive

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Title: William C. Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech delivered during the acceptance of a gold watch presented to the speaker in honor of his work for equal rights in education. The speaker included his own experiences with the color barrier in education along with the stories of others who had fought for equal educational rights.

Description of file(s): PDF 10 page, 3,079 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1855-12-17

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: anti-slavery movement; award; Benjamin F. Roberts; Boston; Charles Lenox Remond; children; Civil rights; education; Francis Jackson; George F. Williams; George Putnam; government; Henry W. Williams; history; Jonas W. Clarke; petition; Samuel T. Armstrong; school; Wendell Phillips; William Lloyd Garrison

People: Armstrong, Samuel T.; Clarke, Jonas W.; Garrison, William Lloyd; Jackson, Francis; Phillips, Wendell; Putnam, George; Remond, Charles Lenox; Roberts, Benjamin F.; Williams, George F.; Williams, Henry W.

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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