TITLE

`It was a proud day': African Americans, festivals, and parades in the North, 1741-1834

AUTHOR(S)
White, Shane
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Journal of American History;Jun94, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traces the transformation of the northern African American festivals of the eighteenth century into the city parades of the first third of the 19th century. Reflection of changed circumstances of African northerners; Significance of black steward William Read's death during Election holiday in Boston, Mass. on June 2, 1817; White residents' prejudice against blacks.
ACCESSION #
9408034160

 

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