Each One Teach One: The Education of The Texas Freedmen
The Vanguard: Freedmen's Bureau Educators
Rev. William Massey was born in slavery, escaped and enlisted in the Union army, He was among the first colored teachers in Texas. Rev. Massey's education was not very extensive, and he never attended school. His alphabet was taught him by his young mistress at Alexandria, Va. He was one of the founders and served as the first president of the Baptist State Convention of Texas, He was president for fourteen years. He also served as one of two vice presidents of the National Baptist Convention.
Letters of Byron Porter to Lizzie Clay
Education for Freedmen
American Missionary Association Educators
George Thompson Ruby