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Hampton Negro Conference. Number III. July 1899.
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"Because of the fact that many young women and girls who leave their homes in the South for the North are decoyed off by irresponsible agents, the Woman's Conference of Norfolk has passed the following resolutions :
Whereas:- It has come to our knowledge that girls and young women from country and city homes in the South are induced to go north to places of employment, and since it is evident that many of them are led into vile places by their helpless condition after their arrival,
1. Be it resolved: That we do all in our power to discourage this custom among our girls of leaving good homes in the South for uncertain ones in the North.
2. That we invoke the aid of the pastors of northern churches in behalf of those girls who are already in these cities or may hereafter go.
3. That we place circulars containing practical suggestions for these girls in the hands of the stewardesses of the boats which leave our cities to be given to young women travellers."
THE EVENING SESSIONS
The evening sessions were held in Virginia Hall Chapel which was filled on both occasions with enthusiastic audiences. On the first evening the conference listened to two papers, one by Hon. Archibald H. Grimke of Boston, and the other by Rev. Dr. Spiller of Hampton. Mr. Grimke represented his country in San Domingo during Cleveland's last administration. He is the author of a life of William Lloyd Garrison, has written critically on Sumner and Phillips, and is a lecturer and writer of marked ability.
The gentleman represents the best type of an intellectual and cultivated man, and is an excellent exponent of the capacity of his race. We regret that our space will permit us to publish only a portion of his paper which was a scholarly and finished production.
MODERN INDUSTRIALISM AND THE NEGROES OF THE UNITED STATES
BY HON. A. H. GRIMKE
Mr. Grimke's paper treated with historical accuracy of the economic friction between the North and South, which grew out of the presence under one general government of two contrary and mutually invasive social ideas and systems of labor. He
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