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Title DAR Certificate - Chloe Merrick Reed
Object Name Certificate, Achievement
Scope & Content Certificate of Achievement presented in memory of Chloe Merrick Reed.

Chloe Reed, wife of Governor Harrison M. Reed, was the First Lady of Florida from 1868 to 1873, During the Civil War she opened a school on Amelia Island to educate 55 children of slaves liberated by Union Soldiers.
Catalog Number 2017.030.002
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2017.030
Caption DAR Certificate cover
Number of images 2
People Reed, Chloe Merrick
Reed, Harrison M.
Search Terms school
Amelia Island
children of slaves
education