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The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 2, June, 1898

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,022 / 103 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.9
LoC Categories: AP, B
Downloads: 1,637
Added to site: 2008.07.03
mnybks.net#: 21415
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, Periodical
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e, and bears the Indian name of Kowaliga. Being near the corner of two adjoining counties, it is a rural centre from which large numbers of children can be reached who ought to be educated, and who are anxious to "get an education" as their one chance in life, a chance which so far has been beyond them.

Kowaliga settlement is remote from any railroad and consists wholly of plantations. These plantations were formerly tilled by slaves, but since freedom came to those who gave their unrequited labor, the rich white planters have become poor and many of their sons now may be seen themselves following their plows, tilling the fields and driving mules instead of men. The country is fertile and repays intelligent tillage.

The American Missionary Association has been applied to repeatedly for help in this settlement of Kowaliga. Under the lead of two young college graduates, both of whom I had met while they were students at Fisk University, the colored people with great sacrifice had contributed build

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