Margaret Crittenden Douglass

Margaret Crittenden DOUGLASS, , educator, born in Washington, D.C. 

She removed at an early age to Charleston, South Carolina, where she married, and in 1845 to Norfolk, Virginia. 

She opened a school for the instruction of colored children, but it was broken up by the authorities in 1853, and she herself was imprisoned for a month in the common jail. She published a "Personal Narrative," relating her experiences (Boston, 1854).


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