Black History Month: Rev. Elisha W. Green
Portrait of Elisha W. Green from his autobiography
According to the subtitle of his biography, Rev. Elisha W. Green was one of the Founders of the Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute, now the State University at Louisville. He was also the moderator of the Mt. Zion Baptist Association for eleven years and spent five years as moderator Consolidated Baptist Educational Association. For over thirty years he was Pastor of the Colored Baptist Churches of Maysville and Paris.
His autobiography was published in 1888 by The Republican Printing Office in Maysville Kentucky. The full text of that autobiography is available online here.