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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, General Research and Reference Division. Reproduced with permission from the Board of Directors, The Good Life Center.

Scott Nearing, Black America (New York: The Vanguard Press, 1929)

Torched School in New Jersey

In several parts of the country, African Americans were the objects of violence from white mobs, and their property was vandalized. This school for African-American children in Red Bank, New Jersey, was torched by whites.

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Image ID: 1168457
Title: Ruins of colored school building, Red Bank, N.J., set fire by whites as a sequel to race war at Carteret, N.J.
Source: Black America.
Published: 1929
Location: General Research and Reference Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: African Americans
New Jersey
Race relations
Red Bank (N.J.)
School buildings
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