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January 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Boston Abolitionists





“Written by first-rate scholars, these 10 essays give focus to the antislavery movement in Boston, particularly to the significance of African American abolitionists.” —Choice



“ . . . handsome, lavishly illustrated, and informative . . . ” —The New England Quarterly



“ . . . this work is a thoughtful, long overdue discourse on individual and group accomplishments. It is replete with absorbing illustrations, which when… Continue

Added by Marilyn Richardson on January 30, 2009 at 13:10 — No Comments

The African Meeting House and a Couple of Related Books

The African Meeting House on Beacon Hill







The original Meeting House built in 1806







. . . and after it was remodeled in 1855



The African Meeting House on Smith Court off of Joy Street housed a Baptist church and a school. It is the oldest surviving black church building in the United States.



For a while, a few years back, I was the entire… Continue

Added by Marilyn Richardson on January 30, 2009 at 1:00 — No Comments

Copland...Lincoln...Obama





For More Info on Copland's "Lincoln…

Added by Maggi Smith-Dalton on January 19, 2009 at 11:30 — No Comments

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