Civil rights Religious aspects Catholic Church; Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945; Discrimination in education; Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart; Social action
Anonymous letter sent to alumni and friends of the Sacred Heart Academy and Manhattanville College in opposition to the admission of an African American student:
"Has it come to your attention that Manhattanville College has accepted a colored...
Letter from William Vernon in Boston [Massachusetts] to Samuel Vernon, Jr., of Newport [Rhode Island]. Followed by unsigned letter dated November 20, 1781 [that appears to be unrelated and in the hand of Samuel Vernon, Sr.].