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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 24, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Overview of a ceremony marking the re-opening of a grammar school for African American children. Several important members of the African American community were present. Presentations were made to outstanding leaders and students including a piece of the Atlantic cable that had been installed in 1858.

Description of file(s): one scanned, three columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: ambrotype; Atlantic cable; children; education; school; society; teacher

People: Alston, William J.; Bourne, William Oland; Cooper, Peter; Downing, George T. (George Thomas), 1819-1903; Ennalls, Sarah; Freeman, A. N.; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Green, Andrew H.; Haskett, William J.; Henderson, R. C.; Levere, George W.; Oakes, Mrs. E.; Peterson, John; Pettit, Professor; Potter, Aaron F.; Potter, Mr.; Prime, J. A.; Rankin, Samuel s.; Reason, Charles L.; Richards, Eliza D.; Strong, Wilbur G.; Sturms, William W.; Tompkins, Fanny; Townsend, J. H.; Wake, Ransom F.; West, Henry P.; Willet, Charles A.; Wilson, Henry M.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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