Next is the plaque in Nelson Street which records the visit to Newcastle of the founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society
William Lloyd Garrison, and the adjacent music hall which was a regular venue for anti-slavery meetings and where in 1846 Frederick Douglas spoke, thanking Newcastle women abolitionists for financially securing his freedom.
In 1835-1836, Oberlin students and faculty made up half of the traveling lecturers hired by the American Anti-Slavery Society
. In 1840, when eastern leaders split into two antislavery organizations, Oberlinites remained neutral and continued their tradition of open debate.
Muelder, Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society
, Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2011.
There will also be, throughout the day, portrayals of 19th-century abolitionist Abby Kelley and William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society
. The performances will be held from 9:30 a.m.
He gazed with a stupid glare, as if he saw not, while the boat sped her way Canada-wards.' The Negro, on the other hand, watched every inch of progress which widened the distance betwixt the two shores, until, not waiting for the boat to touch, he ran back to the stern, and then, with a full bound like a nimble deer, sprang from the boat to the shore in advance of the boat, and, rising, took off his poor old hat, and gave three cheers for the British sovereign." [emphasis in original] (26) The earliest known appearance of this anecdote is the Third Annual Report of the American Anti-Slavery Society
, (1836, p.
In the context of the broader abolitionist movement in the 1820s and 1830s, Muelder (Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois) focuses on persons hired by Theodore Dwight Weld as agents of the American Anti-Slavery Society
. In the most complete list to date, he identifies persons (some pictured) believed to be among "Weld's Seventy" and discusses their backgrounds, views of slavery in their own words, and contributions.
In the American Anti-Slavery Society
's (AASS) mid-1830s campaign to send a host of antislavery agents across the nation, national leaders appreciated the unrivaled importance, caliber, and potential of the Oberlin abolitionists.
Dudden seems interested in at least partly exonerating Stanton and Anthony, portraying their racist rhetoric as a response to those she believes were most to blame for upending the fighting chance for women's suffrage--chief among them Boston abolitionist Wendell Phillips, who in 1865 succeeded William Lloyd Garrison as president of the American Anti-Slavery Society
The two men likely inspired Truth's involvement in the American Anti-Slavery Society
(AASS), which was led by William Lloyd Garrison, publisher of The Liberator, an antislavery newspaper.
Moreover, someone taking up the invitation to visit the office of the American Anti-Slavery Society
to read the newspapers they had used might find the ads in very different form.
and Other Irish Testimonies (American Anti-Slavery Society
, 1860); J.R.
(Though most of the societies Salerno examines used the word "antislavery," all were also "abolitionist" in the narrower sense of calling for an immediate end to slavery and rejecting the practice of "colonizing" free blacks in Africa.) The earliest women's organizations devoted specifically to antislavery were founded in 1832, a year before the American Anti-Slavery Society
was founded at the national level.