Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Our Schools.
Title: Elevator - June 23, 1865
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)
The editorial focuses on racial prejudice in public schools. The writer tells his readers that J. B. Sanderson, an African American school principal, has been removed from his job and replaced with a female principal. The writer learned that the reason for this was that the school board could not find a qualified African American female assistant principal, and that they could not allow a white woman to work for an African American boss.
Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)