Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: James McCune Smith
Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865
Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper
The speaker emphasized the benefits of an education and mechanical training for former slaves and the nominally free. He gave examples of individuals who had overcome prejudice and were working in industry based on training, initiative, and skilled talent.
Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 536 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1855