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John Sykes Fayette (Image)

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  • Rev. John Sykes Fayette, Class of 1836. Rev. Sykes (pictured here with his wife) is cited as being the first documented African American student to attend Western Reserve College. The College was then located in Hudson, Ohio. Rev. Sykes, who excelled in mathematics, was a strong abolitionist. He graduated in 1836 and spent another year in Hudson as a theological student. After graduation, Rev. Sykes maintained a Methodist ministy in Barton, C.W., and elsewhere in Canada. Image courtesy of the institute for the study of the University in Society.
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  • 2006-10-06
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  • Cleveland, Ohio
Language
  • English
Type
  • image
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  • image/jpg
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  • ksl:johnsykesfayette
Identifier ksl:johnsykesfayette
HANDLE http://hdl.handle.net/2186/ksl:johnsykesfayette
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