Betsey Stockton’s Neighbors: Princeton’s Black Community in the Era of the Civil War

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Princeton, New Jersey, has long had the reputation of being a pretty and prosperous college town, an almost bucolic stop midway between Philadelphia and New York. Yet despite being in the North, Princeton had strong ties to the South throughout the antebellum era, largely because the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) had a [...]