Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student:
I am deeply shocked to learn that Manhattanville has accepted a coloured girl as a Freshman for next year. I feel that this is a very...
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Ida, born November 9, 1809, Jack, born October 1, 1811, David, born August 15, 1815, and Amelia, born April 15, 1817, all children of slave named Sarah belonging to New York City ladies shoe maker Reuben Bunn.
African American children--New York (State)--Richmond County; Registers of births, etc.--New York (State)--Richmond County; Slaves--New York (State)--Richmond County; Slavery--New York (State)--Richmond County; Slaves--Emancipation--New York...
Birth records and deeds of manumission for African American children in the town of Castleton, Staten Island, N.Y. between 1799 and 1827.