Laying of the Corner Stone of the "Schofield Memorial and Industrial School"

Date created 1882-09-13
Creator Schofield, Lydia A. (Lydia Ann), 1835-1909

Photocopy. Lydia Schofield was Martha Schofield's sister. Gives a concise history of the Schofield School. Quotes from a letter by Martha describing the ceremony of laying the cornerstone. Draws a contrast with antebellum events. Quotes from a newspaper description of the school and a speech by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison.

Size 1 page
Type Text
Subjects African American schools | Antislavery movements | Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.)
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | Aiken (S.C.)
Language English
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Local identifier A00183258

Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134 (explore contents)

Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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