Curators: Dr. Christine Anderson, History Department, Xavier University and Nancy Yerian, Independent Historian.

Undergraduate Researchers: African-American Struggle for Equality, Spring 2016 Class, Xavier University.

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.

Previous Citation: Anderson, Dr. Christine and Nancy Yerian. “Colored Convention Heartland: Black Organizers, Women and the Ohio Movement.” Colored Conventions Project. 2016.


Previous Citation: Anderson, Dr. Christine and Nancy Yerian. “Conflict on the Ohio: The 1858 Convention in Cincinnati.” Omeka RSS. 2016.