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Giles B. Jackson (1853-1924)

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Creator:Lee, Lauranett
Title:Giles B. Jackson (1853-1924)

Biographical entry on civil rights activist Giles B. Jackson. Although born enslaved, he became an attorney, entrepreneur, real estate developer, newspaper publisher, and civil rights activist in the conservative mold of his mentor, Booker T. Washington.

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Subjects:Jackson, Giles B. (Giles Beecher), 1853-1924 | African American civil rights workers--Virginia--Biography | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Jackson_Giles_B_1853-1924