9781443711968 - A Life for Liberty - Sallie Holley
9781443711968 - A Life for Liberty - Sallie Holley
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A Life for Liberty

A collection of letters written by Sallie Holley to her friends and acquaintances regarding abolitionism and her experiences as an anti-slavery activist. Sarah (Sallie) Holley was an American educator and abolitionist. An active member of the American Anti-Slavery Society, she established the Holley School together with Caroline Putnam, which concentrated on black education and remains standing to this day.

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Author

Sallie Holley

Imprint

Read & Co. History

Categories

Biographies of Women

Biography & Memoir

Diaries, Letters & Journals

History

Slavery & Abolition of Slavery

Social & Cultural History

ISBN

9781443711968

Formats Available

Pages

336

Publication Date

25 August 2008

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

“A Life for Liberty – Anti-Slavery and Other Letters” is an 1899 collection of letters written by Sallie Holley to her friends and acquaintances regarding abolitionism and her experiences as an anti-slavery activist. Sarah (Sallie) Holley (1818–1893) was an American educator and abolitionist. An active member of the American Anti-Slavery Society, she established the Holley School together with Caroline Putnam, which concentrated on black education and remains standing to this day. Contents include: “The Anti-slavery Women”, “Ancestry and Parentage”, “Childhood and Youth”, “At Oberlin”, “Finding her Place”, “The Anti-slavery Idyll”, “In Journeying Often”, “Wandering On”, “From Home to Home”, “Keeping Right On”, “The Crowning Quality”, “In War Time”, “New Occasions and New Duties”, “Coming to Her Own”, “Faint but Pursuing”, etc. A fascinating volume that offers unique insights into the abolitionist movement in America and Europe. Read & Co. History is proudly republishing this classic collection of letters now in a new addition complete with the original text and artwork.

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