January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
Civil rights Religious aspects Catholic Church; Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945; Discrimination in education; Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart; Social action
Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
“Dear Mother Dammann,
A notice has been brought to my attention which urges the Alumnae of Manhattanville to protest the admission of a negro girl...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...