Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lyceum Holds Big Emancipation Meeting

Title

Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lyceum Holds Big Emancipation Meeting

Subject

Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Emancipation, Emancipation Meeting, Zion Baptist Church, Lyceum, Rev. P. Matthews, Ella Hickman, Beulet Hall, Clara Allen, Leon Allen, G. Grant Williams, Academy of Music, Charles H. Brooks, Rev. F. H. Butler, Loar M. E. Church, Rev. W. H. Moses

Description

A meeting held by Paul Lawrence Dunbar at the Zion Baptist Church celebrating the annual Emancipation Day on January 4, 1918. The celebration included speeches, the reading of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, as well as singing.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

January 5, 1918

Contributor

Kevin Mihalcik

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

JPG

Type

Text

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Lawrence Dunbar.jpg


Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lyceum Holds Big Emancipation Meeting,” Goin' North, accessed April 14, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/181.