Portrait of Lewis Hayden, 19th Century

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Title

Portrait of Lewis Hayden, 19th Century

Subject

Hayden, Lewis, 1815-1889

Description

Lewis Hayden (December 2, 1811 - April 7, 1889) was a member of Boston's black community who had escaped slavery and arrived in Boston in 1846. Hayden, a noted abolitionist, ran a clothing store, and was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1873. When he died in 1889, his wife, Harriet, bequeathed money to HMS to support educating students of color.

Source

Archibald H. Grimke. Anti-Slavery in Boston. New England Magazine. Dec. 1890.

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Citation

“Portrait of Lewis Hayden, 19th Century,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2018, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18265.

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