1803, Sep 31890, Jan 28
a schoolteacher raised as a Quaker, stirred controversy with her education of African-American girls in Canterbury, Connecticut. Her private school, opened in the fall of 1831, was boycotted when she admitted a 17-year-old African-American female student in the autumn of 1833, resulting in what is widely regarded as the first integrated classroom in the United States. She is Connecticut's official State Heroine.
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06/27/1833-Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn
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