FLOR500, Garden 52 Matthew M. Lewey, Newspaper Publisher (ca. 1845–1933) Matthew Lewey was born in Maryland and attended Howard Law School. He later moved to Florida, and established the Gainesville Sentinel in 1887, but changed its name to the Florida Sentinel when he moved to Pensacola in 1894. A leading African American newspaper, it was circulated throughout the South, and at one time was the South’s largest black newspaper. Lewey also served as the first president of the Florida Business League, an organization formed to aid blacks in business.
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Matthew M. Lewey, Newspaper Publisher

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Matthew M. Lewey, Newspaper Publisher

(ca. 1845–1933)

Matthew Lewey was born in Maryland and attended Howard Law School. He later moved to Florida, and established the Gainesville Sentinel in 1887, but changed its name to the Florida Sentinel when he moved to Pensacola in 1894. A leading African American newspaper, it was circulated throughout the South, and at one time was the South’s largest black newspaper. Lewey also served as the first president of the Florida Business League, an organization formed to aid blacks in business. 





 




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