Browse Exhibits (2 total)

Mary Allen West: An Abolitionist Educator

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Mary Allen West is a well known figure in Galesburg’s history, but she has more to her story than what is currently discussed. Looking at her story through a lens of ethics of care shows that women were abolitionists too, even if they have been left out of Knox’s story so far.

Written by Amelia Grace Zyskowski.

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Religious Conflict and the Evolution of Abolitionism at Knox College


Exploring the differing abolitionist views of Congregationalists and Presbyterians in Galesburg and how this shaped Knox College's foundations. Written by Sophia Auron.

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