90 Second Narratives

Stephen Ricks and Childhood in the Antebellum North

December 07, 2020 Sky Michael Johnston Season 4 Episode 7
90 Second Narratives
Stephen Ricks and Childhood in the Antebellum North
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90 Second Narratives
Stephen Ricks and Childhood in the Antebellum North
Dec 07, 2020 Season 4 Episode 7
Sky Michael Johnston

“This is a little story about a little child. In 1822 the Philadelphia Shelter for Colored Children opened as the first formalized, private orphanage to admit African American children…”

So begins today’s story from Dr. Crystal Lynn Webster.

For further reading:
Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood: African American Children in the Antebellum North by Crystal Lynn Webster (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) 

Episode transcript:
https://skymichaeljohnston.com/90secnarratives/

Show Notes

“This is a little story about a little child. In 1822 the Philadelphia Shelter for Colored Children opened as the first formalized, private orphanage to admit African American children…”

So begins today’s story from Dr. Crystal Lynn Webster.

For further reading:
Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood: African American Children in the Antebellum North by Crystal Lynn Webster (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) 

Episode transcript:
https://skymichaeljohnston.com/90secnarratives/