Cornell Chronicle: Rural humanities projects explore NYS past and present

Cornell Chronicle: Rural humanities projects explore NYS past and present. “‘In 1850, the federal census recorded 19 black residents in the Town of Caroline in Tompkins County.’ That’s the first line of Ethan Dickerman’s essay about the Tompkins County Rural Black Residents Project, a website he created that details where Black residents in the county lived from 1820 to 1870.” This is one of several projects exploring Black history in rural New York.

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