Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: A Chapter on Locks.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
A humorous look at a noticeable lack of locks on the doors of African American houses. The writer compares the types of door fastening mechanisms and door knobs to the lives of those who live within the houses.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page