Independent Historian

Julia Henning Larsen is a political science major and African Studies minor at the University of Washington, Seattle. She loves learning about other cultures. Her future goal is to study abroad in Africa to further her knowledge. After school she hopes to work in a field where she is helping people. Larsen currently resides in Seattle where she was born and has lived most of her life.

Theodore Sedgwick Wright (ca. 1797-1847)

Theodore Sedgwick Wright, prominent clergyman, antislavery leader, and reformer was thought to have been born in New Jersey in 1797.  He attended the New York African Free School. With the help of New York Governor Dewitt Clinton, Arthur Tappan, and others he enrolled in the … Read MoreTheodore Sedgwick Wright (ca. 1797-1847)