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Wilbur received $15 from Thomas but tells Jacob he intends to stay in Lebanon for now as his opinion of the school has changed. Wilbur gives an account of the harassment and arrest of a mixed race student at the Normal School. Four students went to Shakertown and observed "the oddities of the deluded sect called Shakers."

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Lebanon, OH


boarding; books; coursework; race; Shakers

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Armstrong, Wilbur Fisk, 1841-1862 -- Correspondence; Armstrong family -- Correspondence; South-Western State Normal School (Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio); Race relations -- Education (Higher)

Letter from Wilbur F. Armstrong to Jacob G. Armstrong



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