Boarding Houses: Sites of Black Intellectual Production

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Explore brief biographies of the boarding houses located near the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and Wesley Church, sites of the Colored Conventions in the 1830s. 

 


Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

An illustration of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church by William L. Breton. From African Americana Collection, Library Company of Philadelphia.