Curator: Sarah Patterson, Ph.D. candidate in English and Co-Coordinator, the Colored Conventions Project.

Undergraduate Researchers: Nathan Nikolic, Gwen Meredith, Caleb Trotter, Gerti Wilson, and Ariana Woodson.

Special thanks to Gale, a Cengage Company, and Accessible Archives Inc.® for granting permission for the use of the materials from 19th Century U.S. Newspaper and African American Newspapers: The 19th Century.

The Colored Conventions Project works with teaching partners and their students to create digital content on the rich history of Black political organizing in the nineteenth century. Visit our Teaching Partners page to browse the curriculum and find information on becoming a teaching partner.

Citation: Patterson, Sarah. “Prosperity and Politics: Taking Stock of Black Wealth and the 1843 Convention.” Colored Conventions Project. 2014.


Previous Citation: Patterson, Sarah. “Black Wealth and the 1843 National Colored Convention.” Omeka RSS.