Betsy Gibbons - Manager of Secondary & post secondary education

History of NY and children's museum - civil rights gallery
to open on 11/11/11
Musuem Education
www.newyorker.com/online/multimedia/2010 - photo gallery- compelling images, faces of civil rights
The New Yorker - juxtaposed with historical images
interactive sight, podcast- David Rudnick Moses generation 60's _Joshua generation current
Good crazy leaders...
Faces of civil rights - Groot Manuel de Gerrit 1620's sailor on Spanish Portuguese ship
Taken as a slave to New Amsterdam. Stories of half freedoms
Slavery in NY 2004 exhibit..
Hooglandt's Robin - 1700's, part of slave revolt in 1712.
Law of Civil Rights - draft of document of Declaration of Independence - this never makes to original.
Ellis - Freedom Brothers
Peggy Gwynn - first free female
1787 - US constitution articles 1, section 2, article 1, section 9
Article 4, section 2
North west ordinance -limits of slavery
looking at role of Bill of Rights
Isaac Hopper - Quaker who started roots of Underground Railroad
William Hamilton - photo images- started NY African Society for Mutual Relief
The Second Constitution of New York, 1821 - before free blacks were allowed to vote and free
Understanding of Sojourner Truth
New York African Free School Number 2 -
Rev Samuel Cornish - first African-American newspaper owner started Freedom's Journal
Thomas Downing ran Oyster House and shelterd fuguitves
Henry Highland Garnett - minister who submitted articles but also condemned by aboltionists. Most famous and disowned by blacks due to fear.
Google African Free School for documents
Elizabeth Jennings 1854 story of streetcar takeover in NY - Chester Arthur her lawyer
- STREET WAS JUST NAMED AFTER HER IN NYC, DRIVEN BY STUDENTS LOBBYING THE CITY FOR THE NAME CHANGE!