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Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of William Lloyd Garrison

Citizens of Boston and Suffrage League of Boston and Vicinity

Museum of African American History, Boston & Nantucket

Museum of African American History, Boston & Nantucket

This program details a series of events held in honor of the one hundredth anniversary of William Lloyd Garrison's birth, including gatherings at his gravesite, former home, Faneuil Hall, and a procession from the statue of Garrison on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall to the African Meeting House. Speakers and performers included surviving abolitionists like John J. Smith, Mark De Mortie and Eliza Gardner, veterans' organizations and leading members of the early twentieth century black community.

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  • Title: Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of William Lloyd Garrison
  • Creator: Citizens of Boston, Suffrage League of Boston and Vicinity
  • Date Created: 1905-12-10/1905-12-11
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Rights: No known rights restrictions. Credit: Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, 2005.003.020
  • Medium: Program

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