History and Survey of the Negro Community in Hingham

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Title

History and Survey of the Negro Community in Hingham

Description

This report, titled History and Survey of the Negro Community in Hingham, was written for the the Parish Life Conference on Race.  The conference took place on April 26-27, 1968.  It discusses the history of the African American community in the town of Hingham, Mass., including such subjects as early slavery, the abolishment of slavery, past and present segregation, and the difficulties the black community has in finding adequate employment and housing in the town.  It also focuses on the inclusion of the black community in the schools, clubs, and recreation in general.

Subject

Minorities
Race discrimination
Racism
Segregation
Slavery
Abolition movement
Integration
Education
Employment
Politics & government
Social classes
Demography
Christianity
Churches
History
Recreation
Lincoln, George, 1822-1909
Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867
Tuttle, James King, 1834-
Lincoln, Mordecai, 1657-1727
Barnes, Ezekiel
Janey, Kenneth L., 1920-1982
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Reports

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1635-1968

Citation

“History and Survey of the Negro Community in Hingham,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed December 16, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/263.