This online exhibit offers letters from students and women teachers, diaries of missionary teachers, schoolbooks, sermons, and catalogs.
These sources document curriculum, student life, the influence of religion and race, and the histories of...
Highlights include correspondence with Lydia Maria Child and Amy Post; Jacobs' appeal for aid for the Savannah Freedmen's Orphan Asylum; and "Advertisement for the capture of Harriet Jacobs. American Beacon, Norfolk Virginia, July 4, 1835.
African American women authors; Women slaves; Women social reformers
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