I write about history, but was remiss and I should know better. Therefore, I am apologizing to Princeton Professor Martha Sandweiss for not mentioning her and her book, Passing Strange. She was the first person to explore this relationship, which Clarence King‘s other biographers avoided. Professor Sandweiss is the one who did the massive research to try and learn about something that is barely covered.
I will have to walk around the DUMBO section of Brooklyn, the next time I am there. I attended PS7 near where Ada King lived on Hudson Avenue. Now Jacques Torres has his flagship store down there. Who would have known? 🙂
I digress though. This is for Professor Sandweiss, not me. I’ve been selfish enough for one week.