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This pocket-sized booklet contains the articles of incorporation and by-laws of this aid association that assisted Southern blacks emigrating to Kansas, otherwise known as Exodusters. In addition, it included a listing of the Board of Directors and officers. Governor John P. St. John served as its president.
Creator: Kansas Freedmen's Relief Association (Topeka, Kan.)
This works alongside documents dealing with the relief effort; for students it may be most useful as a listing of who was involved in this organization.
Item Number: 210613
Call Number: K326.8 Pam. v. 1 # 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210613
Collections - Library
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Charitable - Relief - Freedmen's Relief Association
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Exodusters (Indicator 5) - Emigrant aid organizations
Date - 1870s - 1879
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - St. John, John Pierce
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Booklet
People - African Americans - Exodusters
People - Notable Kansans - St. John, John Pierce, 1833-1916
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Printed materials - Booklets