African American Presence

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William Brown, Worcester Businessman, 1823-1892 (photo courtesy American Antiquarian Society)

John Street Baptist Church visit

"Our Colored Folks" : Worcester Doctors’ Records and African American Patients

Census Data of Worcester's people of color in the 1850s
Civil War Corporal Amos F. Jackson, 5th Massachusetts Cavalry writes home, 1865
Homes and housing patterns of people of color in Worcester 1888
Selected events in Worcester's African-American community, 1886
“Benign Paternalism”: African Americans Making a Living
in Early Nineteenth-Century Worcester

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