From Hill Town to Strieby

Education and the American Missionary Association in the Uwharrie “Back Country” of Randolph County, North Carolina

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When former slave, Islay Walden returned to Southwestern Randolph County, North Carolina in 1879, after graduating from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary, as an ordained minister and missionary...

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