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Benjamin, or "Pap," Singleton and His Followers
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TitleBenjamin, or "Pap," Singleton and His Followers
AbstractArticle states that Benjamin "Pap" Singleton was responsible for the founding of migrant African Americans into 11 colonies in Kansas alone between 1873 and 1880. Included are the names of numerous colonies including those located in this area primarily in Wyandotte County. These local colonies include Juniper Town located at the mouth of the Kaw or Kansas River, Rattlebone Hollow and Hogg's Town. The heaviest year for immigration in this area appears to be 1879. Also mentioned are various people associated with the colonization efforts. This is Junius George Groves known in this area as the "Kaw Valley Potato King".
AuthorRoy Garvin
DateJanuary 1948
SourceJournal of Negro History
LocationSC 73: Collection of Magazine Article Photocopies
Volume33
Number1
Page7-23
Local SubjectSingleton, Benjamin (Pap)
Exodusters
African Americans
Groves, Junius G.
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID124041
CONTENTdm number19315
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