Caleb Trotter, Poster Abstract

In the 19th Century, Delegates attending the New York and Pennsylvania conventions in 1843 and 1855 were interested in recording occupational statistics of Colored People within regions of the United States. During these conventions, the Committee Upon the Condition...

Haleigh Swansen, Poster Abstract

“Musicians and Ministers: The Contributions of Mr. Amos G. Beman and Amanda S. Dutton” Many of the people who supported, spoke, and fought for the success of the Colored Conventions had little to no political experience; however, through the Conventions, those men and...

Nathan Nikolic, Poster Abstract

Perhaps the most important temptation to avoid in a historical recovery project is the fantasy that we are asymptotically approaching some “complete archive,” to use Leslie Harris’s term. The fact that injustice, violence and oppression of many forms played a large...

Monica Lindsay, Poster Abstract

This poster project is an illustration of the research into the life and history of Elizabeth Gloucester; one of the richest African American women of the 19th century. Although women were absent from the convention movement their presence and significance pervade the...