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Sources of information about Father Moses Dickson

All sources are available in the Special Collections Department.

 "The Colored Exodus: A Brief Summary of the Work Done by the Refugees' Relief Association." St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat. June 11, 1879, p. 8; digital images, Nineteenth Century Newspapers. [Father Dickson was president of the Colored Refugees' Relief Association.]

"Dedicate Father Dickson Cemetery." St. Louis County Advocate. 4 Sept 1903, p. 1. Tier 4, drawer 40

 "His 76th Birthday, Rev. Moses Dickson Will Celebrate it Royally." St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922). March 22, 1900, p. 11, digital images, ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Subscription database through St. Louis County Library

Jack, Bryan M. The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters. Columbia, Mo.: University of Missouri Press, 2007.  Call no. R 977.866 J12S and circulating copy

 "Negro Cemetery Dedicated." St. Louis Republic. 31 August 1903, p. 7. Tier 4, drawer 86

 "A New Cemetery." Carondelet News. 18 July 1903, p. 1. Tier 4, drawer 40.

"Secrets of the Underground Railway Told by a St. Louis Director." St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-1922), Feb. 4, 1900, pg. A3; digital images, ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Subscription database through St. Louis County Library

 Whitfield, John. Champions of the Exodusters: The Saga of Reverend Moses Dickson, Charlton Hunt Tandy, and the Black Pioneers. Prattville, Ala.: Afritel Productions, 2004. Call no. R 977.866 W591C and circulating copy

 

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