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Speaker or author: Turner, John, Rev., of Leavenworth, Kan.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Foner and Walker, Eds. -- Proceedings of the Black State Conventions 1840-1865, (1980) Vol. 2, pp. 232-238

Short speech in which the speaker expressed his belief that education and a striving for excellence were key to the future success of all African Americans.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 415 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-10-13

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

Keywords: education; freedom; Kansas; righteousness

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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