James Owen Redmon

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2022-03-31

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James Owen Redmon



James Owen Redmon
Orator, African Americans, Education

Post title: Grinnell’s Colfax Orator

Date published: March 31, 2022

Link to blog post: https://grinnellstories.blogspot.com/2022/03/grinnells-colfax-orator.html

Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: GrinnellStories/2022-03-31 Grinnell’s Colfax Orator

Summary: A biography of James Owen Redmon, a talented orator from Colfax who graduated from Grinnell College. His speeches often were about race and racial equality, and spent much of his career as a teacher in black schools, helping serve his community and uplift education.

812 Fourth Avenue
815 Elm
Chessner, Hamilton
Citizen’s Good Government League
Clampitt, Amy
Clampitt, Roy
Clarke, George Washington
Dean, Samuel
Dean, Maggie
Dr. Edward A, Steiner
Frederick Ball Community Building
Gaines, Bertha Strothers
Gaines, Donald
Gaines, Harold
Gates, George Augustus
Gates, Stanley
Grinnell College
Hall, James Norman
Hyde Oratorical
Hyde Prize Fund
Ladora Congregational Church
Main, John H. T.
Merrill Political Debate
Mrs. Battles
Quill and Gavel Society
Redmon and Lee Youth and Adult Community Association
Redmon, Elizabeth Adams
Redmon, James Owen
Redmon, Oscar
Redmon, Sam
Redmon, Samuel
Redmon, Susie
Redmon’s Shining Parlor
Spaulding Prize
Strothers, L. W.
Welker, Leo
Young Colored Men’s Progressive Association

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