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The proceedings of a conference held at Lake Mohonk in June, 1891, the second annual conference of two. Attendees included statesmen, leaders in education and leaders in the ministry. The focus of the conference was on the current situation of the African-American population and the means through which improvement in that situation might be achieved. Much of the discussion revolved around the need for education to be provided for all people, with particular emphasis on training as teachers and ministers.