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Miner did pay her tuition; she taught at the Clover Street Seminary in Rochester and at public schools in Providence, Rhode Island from to Her subsequent attempts to improve their situation proved fruitless, and this affected her health; after two years in Mississippi, she returned home seriously ill, but the experience ignited an idea in her to open a school in the North that would train young African American girls to become teachers, and this resolve strengthened her. It was a monumental undertaking for the time; even Frederick Douglass tried to dissuade her from the project, fearing for her safety, since slavery was still acceptable and legal in Washington, D.
It was also a crime to teach a slave to read in the South. However, there were more than 8, free African Americans in Washington whose education was not prohibited by law.
She had six pupils; within two months, their number totaled forty. Of course, resentment was strong against Northern abolitionists meddling with local institutions.
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Miner fended off numerous physical attacks on the school, including stonings and arson, by learning to shoot a revolver out in the open so that everyone would know she meant business. Miner also established a board of trustees including Henry Ward Beecher and Johns Hopkins and saw six graduates of the Colored Girls School, as she had named it, go on to teach in schools of their own. In , Miner traveled to California in an attempt to regain her health, as well as raise some West Coast funds to expand the school.
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However, the Colored Girls School closed during the Civil War, but about seven weeks after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation in , Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts introduced a bill for the incorporation of the newly renamed Institution for the Education of Colored Youth. A congressional charter was granted, thereby legalizing the institution. Tragically, Miner suffered critical injuries in a carriage accident in California in She returned to Washington, D.
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