Inauguration of Douglass Institute, Baltimore

Last spring an association was formed, composed of thirty or forty colored men of Baltimore, who purchased the building on Lexington  Street, occupied as the Newton University, for the sum of $ 16,000, and organized the Douglass Institute, the object of which is the intellectual advancement of the colored portion of the community … (Liberator, October 13, 1865, pg 2)

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