Timeline of African American history in Rhode Island, from 1652 to 1955, including the introduction of slavery; African American participation in the American Revolution; the abolition of slavery; the establishment and development of African American churches; notable African Americans; and African American firsts in Rhode Island.
Gross, Carl Russell, "Manuscript E" (1971). Dr. Carl Russell Gross Collection. 6.
"Trustees Seek to Sell Property for Charity," newspaper clipping, the Michael Tillinghast Estate, inserted after title page.
CG Manuscript E Supplement 2.pdf (6196 kB)
"Founder of the Benign Society, Mrs. Amy Fenner, 90 Years Old. and Its Only Surviving Member," newspaper clipping, after title page.
CG Manuscript E Supplement 3.pdf (7858 kB)
"A Black Museum for Rhode Island - Yes ? or No ?," artifact contructed of pamphlet and newspaper clippings, inserted after title page.