Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
December 30, 1916
1media/PT 12-30-16.jpg2016-12-29T14:52:38-08:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3851plain2016-12-29T14:52:38-08:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn December 30, 1916, the Philadelphia Tribune ran an obituary on the front page for Sarah Sedgewick Bowers-Bell, a concert soprano known as the "colored Nightingale." The Tribune described her a "member of one of the oldest families in the city," and her brothers John and Thomas Bowers were also accomplished musicians.
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