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Speaker or author: Cooper, Frisby

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

Speech given by 11 year old Frisby Cooper, president of the Juvenile Total Abstinence Association on the August 1st anniversary celebration of the emancipation of the British West Indies. Emphasis is placed on the evils of alcohol and its negative effect on the moral advancement of people of color.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 619 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1841-09-25

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

Keywords: Juvenile Total Abstinence Association; temperance; youth

Organization: Juvenile Total Abstinence Association

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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