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ERIC Number: EJ464580
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0090-3779
The Salem School and Orphanage. White Missionaries, Black School.
Ostwalt, Conrad; Pollitt, Phoebe
Appalachian Journal, v20 n3 p264-75 Spr 1993
Traces the establishment of the Salem School and Orphanage for African Americans in Elk Park, North Carolina in the late nineteenth century, when mission work on behalf of African Americans in Appalachia was rare. The school was started by Emily Prudden and run by White Mennonite missionaries who faced threats and racism from the surrounding community. (KS)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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