Ariana Westbrook

Student Historian

Ariana Westbrook is an undergraduate at the University of Washington.  She has grown up in the Pacific Northwest and now resides in Blaine, Washington.  She is especially interested in the history of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest.

John Anthony Copeland Jr. (1836-1859)

Image Ownership: Public Domain John Anthony Copeland was a mulatto, born free in Raleigh, North Carolina on August 15, 1834 to John Anthony Copeland, a slave, and Delilah Evans, a free woman.  Copeland spent much of his early life in Ohio and attended Oberlin College.  While residing … Read MoreJohn Anthony Copeland Jr. (1836-1859)