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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Boston Athenaeum -- Pamphlet Collection

The speaker responded to remarks criticizing the African Civilization Society as being established only as a money making scheme. The speaker stressed that it was a very valuable means to educate African American children and to improve the race in general.

Description of file(s): PDF 1 page, 394 word document (text and image)

Date published: 1864-10-04

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

Keywords: African Civilization Society; children; education; Jefferson Davis; school

People: Davis, Jefferson

Organization: African Civilization Society

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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