Compiled by Liam Maclean, Project Manager

This page contains a working bibliography of sources consulted and appropriate for further research related to the subheadings.

Black Boston

Bergeson-Lockwood, Millington W. Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston. Illustrated edition. The University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 

Cathcart, Dolita Dannet. “White Gloves, Black Rebels: The Decline of Elite Black National Political Leadership in Boston, 1870–1929.” Ph.D., Boston College, 2004.

Cromwell, Adelaide M. The Other Brahmins: Boston’s Black Upper Class 1750-1950. University of Arkansas Press, 1994.

Erby, Kelly. “Worthy of Respect : Black Waiters in Boston before the Civil War.” Food and History 5, no. 2 (January 1, 2007): 205–17.

Fitz, Karsten. “Commemorating Crispus Attucks: Visual Memory and the Representations of the Boston Massacre, 1770-1857.” Amerikastudien / American Studies 50, no. 3 (2005): 463–84. 

Horton, James Oliver, and Lois E. Horton. Black Bostonians: Family Life and Community Struggle in the Antebellum North. Revised edition. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc., 2000. 

Jacobs, Donald M., ed. Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in Boston. Illustrated edition. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1993. 

Leonard, William. “Black and Irish Relations in Nineteenth Century Boston: The Interesting Case of Lawyer Robert Morris.” Historical Journal of Massachusetts 37, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 65–XI. 

Omori, Kazuteru. “Burden of Blackness: Quest for ‘Equality’ among Black ‘Elites’ in Late -Nineteenth -Century Boston.” Doctoral Dissertations Available from Proquest, January 1, 2001, 1–265. 

PETERSON, MARK. The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630-1865. Princeton University Press, 2019.

Pleck, Elizabeth H. Black Migration and Poverty in Boston, 1865-1900. New York u.a: Academic Pr, 1979. 

Spires, Derrick R. The Practice of Citizenship: Black Politics and Print Culture in the Early United States. Philadelphia, UNITED STATES: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.

David Walker

Hinks, Peter P. David Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World. 1st edition. University Park, Pa: Penn State University Press, 2000. 

———. To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance By Peter P. Hinks. Penn State University Press, 1996.

Horton, James Oliver. “Generations of Protest: Black Families and Social Reform in Ante-Bellum Boston.” The New England Quarterly 49, no. 2 (1976): 242–56.

“The Project Gutenberg EBook of Walker’s Appeal and Garnet’s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America by David Walker and Henry Highland Garnet.” Accessed January 16, 2021.

THOMPSON, PETER. “David Walker’s Nationalism—and Thomas Jefferson’s.” Journal of the Early Republic 37, no. 1 (2017): 47–80.