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African Americans in Industry

Related Resources

Isaiah Lanson's statement and inquiry: concerning the trial of William Lanson, 1845,Yale Law Library

"King Of The Colored Race" Of New Haven Revealed, Allan Appel, New Haven Independent, Feb 27, 2014

New Haven City Plan and Advisory Report, Feb 17, 2010

The Successes and Struggles of New Haven Entrepreneur William Lanson, Peter Hinks

William Lanson's book of satisfaction : addressed to the public, 1848, Yale Law Library,

William Lanson, Businessman, Contractor and Activist, Katherine J Harris, African American Connecticut Explored, 2013

William Lanson: New Haven's African Kingby Gary Highsmith, Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute, 1997

William Lanson's Notice to the Columbian Register, March 14,1829, Citizens All:African Americans in Connecticut 1700-1850

William Lanson Site, CT Freedom Trail

William Lanson: The Slave Who Helped Build New Haven, Steve Grant, Hartford Courant,Sept 16, 2001