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Subtitle: Camp-Meetings.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - September 3, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses "Camp Meetings" for religious services in rural areas. While once mostly attended by white worshipers, there is of late a shift in the racial make-up of those who now attend.

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

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

Keywords: Christianity; Flushing; Hempstead; meeting; ministry; New Jersey; New York; New York Times; religion; Rumpson; Rye

People: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884; Douglass, Frederick; Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882; Holly, J. T.; Pitts, Mr.; Watkins, William W.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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