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Erased Pasts and Altered Legacies: Princeton’s First African American Students
In the late-19th and early-20th centuries, several African American men attended Princeton as graduate students. Princeton president Woodrow Wilson’s administration may have attempted to erase their presence from institutional memory, creating an inaccurate historical justification for excluding black students from the university.
Anthony Simmons's House
House purchased by free black businessman Anthony Simmons in 1847. Artist, athlete, and civil rights activist Paul Robeson was born in this house in 1898.