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William Still moves to Philadelphia in 1844


Still moved from New Jersey to Philadelphia in 1844, gaining work as a handyman. He would eventually become an important member of the abolitionist community in the city. (By James Chapnick)

Source Citation: 

Larry Gara, "Still, William," American National Biography Online, February 2000,


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