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Ben Jacques
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  • Stoneham, MA
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Mar 7
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Slavery in Stoneham & its aftermath

I'm sharing here four columns I am writing on slavery in Stoneham in the 18th century and the abolitionist movement in the 19th century. It's part of a six-part series that has started in the Stoneham Independent (appears biweekly). Two of the columns have already been published. The third and fourth are still in draft form. So I would appreciate any feedback. I am looking for more documentation of the Anti-Slavery Society, both men's and women's chapters, formed in Stoneham in 1838. The fifth…See More
Feb 27
Ben Jacques posted a status
"I'm looking for documentation of the Anti-Slavery Society chapters in Stoneham for a column to appear on March 22."
Feb 27

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Where Do You Consider Your "Hometown"?
Stoneham
What is your interest in the Mass. Studies Network?
I write a biweekly column for Stoneham readers on life in Stoneham. I am often researching Stoneham's history for stories that need telling and retelling.
About Me:
I am a retired professor of English and a free-lance writer.
Your Website:
http://wordartsite.com
Your Organization:
Member First Congregational Church in Stoneham
Member, Stoneham Historical Society
Member American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
Another Title?
hbjacques@gmail.com
Major areas of interest
Archives, Arts, Community Life, Cultural Heritage, Environment, Literature, Local Studies

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Slavery in Stoneham & its aftermath

I'm sharing here four columns I am writing on slavery in Stoneham in the 18th century and the abolitionist movement in the 19th century. It's part of a six-part series that has started in the Stoneham Independent (appears biweekly). Two of the columns have already been published. The third and fourth are still in draft form. So I would appreciate any feedback. I am looking for more documentation of the Anti-Slavery Society, both men's and women's chapters, formed in Stoneham in 1838. The…

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