Otis Library will be hosting a series of programs this month to celebrate the Harris sisters, Norwich natives and students at Prudence Crandall’s school for young African-American women from 1833 – 1834. The umbrella theme for the month is access to education.
Click here for more information on this month’s programs.
Please enjoy these books on Connecticut’s Heroine Prudence Crandall!
- Prudence Crandall’s legacy : the fight for equality in the 1830s, Dred Scott, and Brown v. Board of Education Donald E. Williams Jr. : Williams, Donald E.,
- Miss Crandall’s school for young ladies and little misses of color : poems by Elizabeth Alexander and Marilyn Nelson ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper. : Alexander, Elizabeth,
- The forbidden schoolhouse : the true and dramatic story of Prudence Crandall and her students. Suzanne Jurmain. : Jurmain, Suzanne.
- A whole-souled woman : Prudence Crandall and the education of Black women Susan Strane. : Strane, Susan.
- More than petticoats. Remarkable Connecticut women / Antonia Petrash. : Petrash, Antonia.
- To all on equal terms : the life and legacy of Prudence Crandall research and text by Diana Ross McCain ; design by Laura Butler ; in collaboration with Kazimiera Koslowski. : McCain, Diana.