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Subtitle: Schools.

Title: Colored American - October 19, 1839

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer gives commentary on the condition of public education for African American youth. He compares what is offered in New York with the educational opportunities in Ohio. He includes an overview of the Education Convention of the Colored People of Ohio held in Columbus, Ohio.

Description of file(s): two scanned, two columned, newspaper pages

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

Keywords: education; Education Convention of the Colored People of Ohio; institution; New York; New York Select Academy; occupation; Ohio; school; School Fund Institution; youth

People: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898; Sidney, Thomas S.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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