November 26: Ellen Gould Harmon is born in Gorham, Maine.
Ellen Harmon hears William Ellis Foy, a black Millerite minister, relate his visions.
William Foy hears Ellen Harmon share her vision and confirms that he was shown similiar things.
July 28: James Edson White is born.
January 25: James and Ellen White eat a meal at the home of William and Eliza Hardy, the first black Seventh-day Adventists.
Ellen G. White instructs church members to disobey the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act that requires American citizens to deliver fleeing slaves to their masters.
Ellen White receives the historic vision at Roosevelt, New York, revealing the horrible curse and degradation of slavery. She declares God is bringing judgment against America for "the high crime of slavery," and that God will punish the South for the sin of slavery and the North for so long suffering its overreaching and overbearing influence.
Ellen White preaches in an evangelistic effort in which Charles M. Kinny is baptized.
Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 1, is published.
Ellen White appeals for aid and financially helps J.R. Ruster.
Ellen White visits St. Louis and is troubled by racial tensions she witnesses there among Adventists.
March 21: Ellen White delivers the "Our Duty to the Colored People" address to church leaders.
1891-1900 Ellen White pioneers Adventist work in Australia.
Edson White and Will Palmer begin the Southern Missionary Society with the aim of educating and evangelizing African Americans in the South.
The Southern Missionary Society docks the Morning Star in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Oakwood Industrial School begins operation.
The Southern Work is published.
The Gospel Herald is published by Edson White at Yazoo City, Mississippi. It is designed to be an evangelistic journal for Black people.
April 5: Ellen White speaks to a black congregation.
Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 7, is published.
June 21: Ellen White addresses the students at Oakwood.
Ellen White speaks at Lewis C. Sheafe’s church in Washington, D.C.
August 13: Ellen White’s assistant, Dores E. Robinson, interviews her about William Foy.
April 9: Ellen White speaks to students at Oakwood.
Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 9, is published.
Ellen White signs final will and testament, which includes a stipulation for the black work in provision number 5.
July 16: Ellen White dies.