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1984 Oct. 9

Charig, Margaret

'Parky' Grace: a story of black pride, anger

New Bedford (Mass.) - Describes life and events in New Bedford at the time of Marvin Morgan's murder, and the anger and fear in the city's West End between the police and the community, of which Parky was an active member. Incomplete.

Frank Grace Papers


Coleman, Elihu

A testimony against that anti-Christian practice of making slaves of men : wherein it is shewed to be contrary to the dispensation of the law and time of the Gospel and very opposite both to grace and nature

New Bedford (Mass.) - Reprint (dated June 1825) of 1733 tract by Nantucket Quaker and antislavery pioneer; considered to be the first published antislavery work by a New England Friend.

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Records

1882 July 1

Acushnet Water Works

Acushnet Water Works bill for Alexander Du Bois

New Bedford (Mass.) - For Du Bois's water consumption at 93 Acushnet Avenue from July 1 1882-July 1, 1883.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Headley & Reed

Alfred Du Bois

New Bedford (Mass.) - W. E. B. Du Bois's father, Alfred, dressed in a private's army uniform. He served during the Civil War in Company D, 20th New York Infantry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Biography of Gloria Xifaras Clark

New Bedford (Mass.) - A short history of Gloria Xifaras Clark, her work in Mississippi, and her life afterwards.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers


Blackington, Alton H.

Capt. Marchard Older man playing cribbage in a bar: 'deceased'

New Bedford (Mass.) - From a series of images of New England characters.

Alton H. Blackington Collection


Blackington, Alton H.

Captain Clark, whaler

New Bedford (Mass.) - Clark wearing apron, seated with rope and harpoon.

Alton H. Blackington Collection