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Steamboat school : inspired by a true story, St. Louis, Missouri: 1847

by Hopkinson, Deborah.

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In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a ministe... Full description


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