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Georgetown Library: Illinois abolitionists

Submitted by Wendell Kellar, DC Public Library,

The Peabody Room Presents "Illinois Abolitionists: Edward Coles, Elijah Lovejoy and Owen Lovejoy."

Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to, discusses the lives of Illinois abolitionists Edward Coles, Elijah Lovejoy and Owen Lovejoy. One was secretary to a Southern president. One went to Congress. And one was murdered by a mob. 

Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R St NW
Washington, DC 20007

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