Knox College Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
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Galesburg Republican Sep. 17, 1870
Galesburg Republican Sep. 17, 1870
TitleGalesburg Republican Sep. 17, 1870
DescriptionArticle in a Galesburg, Illinois newspaper about a petition submitted to the school board asking for integration of the public schools.
SubjectSchools
Integration
Subject (LCSH)Galesburg (Ill.) - Newspapers
AuthorGalesburg Republican
Time Period1870s
Date Created (original)September 17, 1870
TypeText
Formatjpeg
IdentifierMicroforms Cabinets
Languageeng
RightsThis item is out-of-copyright.
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-08-22
TranscriptThe colored citizens of Galesburg
presented a petition to the board of edu-
cation, Monday evening, asking that their
children be allowed to attend the nearest
public schools in the respective wards.
The petition was tabled, proving that
even in Galesburg there is strong op-
position in blending the races.
FilenameGR17Sept1870p1
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