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Black Abolitionist Archive


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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

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

Keywords: children; education; school; youth

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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