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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 83

60. Booker T. Washington, “Two Generations Under Freedom,” Outlook (February 7, 1903): 293-304.

Description of two communities in Cass County, Michigan, settled by Quakers who welcomed fugitive slaves. As a result, the two towns became Northern terminuses for the underground railroad. The author uses both communities as examples of the capacity of African Americans for “self-direction and government.”