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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 84

30. “The Burning of Mary Holmes Seminary,” Assembly Herald 1 (May 1899): 284-86.

Account of the destruction by fire at West Point, Mississippi, on March 6, 1899, of the one of the largest boarding schools for African American women in the country. The mobilization of support among black and white citizens in the community after the fire is also documented.