Edmonia Highgate to Rev. M. E. Strieby (page 1)

Edmonia Highgate

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center
New Orleans, United States

Edmonia Highgate, the daughter of freed slaves, grew up and was educated in New York. During the Civil War, in 1864, she traveled South to establish schools for the American Missionary Association. This letter describes her experience with eager students and hostile surroundings in Louisiana.


  • Title: Edmonia Highgate to Rev. M. E. Strieby (page 1)
  • Creator: Edmonia Highgate
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Date: 12-17-1866
  • Collection: American Missionary Association Archives

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