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Stroyer, Jacob (1849-1908) My life in the south.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.083 Author/Creator: Stroyer, Jacob (1849-1908) Place Written: Salem, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1889 Pagination: 83 p. ; 19 x 11 cm.

Summary of Content: Biography of Stroyer, an emancipated slave raised on a plantation in South Carolina and freed in 1864 by the Emancipation Proclamation. Stroyer was minister of the African Methodist Episcopal church in Salem. The introduction contains letters of support for Stroyer, who wrote this biography to raise money to further his education. Third edition. Printed by Salem Observer Book and Job Print, Salem, Massachusetts.

People: Stroyer, Jacob, 1849-1908

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: ReligionEmancipationEmancipation ProclamationAfrican American HistorySlaveryEnslaved people

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