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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1867.
A Freedmen Farm-School near Washington, D.C. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1867.
A Freedmen School in Atlanta, Georgia. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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FREEDMEN'S VILLAGE, 1866.
Generals James B. Steedman and Joseph Scott Fullerton conferring with freedmen in their church at Trent River settlement, North Carolina. Wood engraviung, American, 1866.
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SOUTHERN MIGRATION, c1880.
Black families encamped on the bank of the Mississippi River, watching for ships that might carry them north. Photograph, c1880.
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ROBERT SMALLS (1839-1915).
American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina. Photograph, 1901.
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0107028
SOJOURNER TRUTH
(c1797-1883). Assumed name of Isabella Baumfree, American lecturer and reformer. Carte-de-visite photograph, 1864.
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FREEDMEN'S SCHOOL, 1866.
'Zion School for Colored Children,' a Freedmen's School at Charleston, South Carolina. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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0107232
BIRACIAL WOMAN, 1941.
A former slave in her home near Greensboro, Alabama. Photograph by Jack Delano, May 1941.
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0101401
CIVIL WAR: CONTRABAND.
Evening prayer meeting at a 'Contraband' camp of former slaves freed by the Union Army at City Point, Virginia. Wood engraving, 1864.
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SLAVERY: 13TH AMENDMENT.
U.S. postage stamp, 1940, commemorating 75th anniversary of 13th Amendment, prohibiting slavery.
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HENRY ROBINSON, c1937.
An former slave in front of his dilapidated home in rural America.
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RICHMOND: FREEDMEN, c1865.
A group of freed slaves in Richmond, Virginia. Photograph, c1865.
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SOJOURNER TRUTH
(c1797-1883). Assumed name of Isabella Baumfree, American lecturer and reformer. Carte-de-visite photograph, 1864.
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0102067
VIRGINIA: RACISM, 1867.
Driving freedmen off plantations without wages and then shooting them. Line engraving, 1867.
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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1863.
Isaac and Rosa, emancipated slave children. Souvenir carte-de-visite photograph, 1863, sold in the northern states during the American Civil War for the benefit of the Freedmen Schools of Louisiana.
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SOUTHERN JUSTICE, 1867.
Detail of the American cartoon 'Southern Justice' by Thomas Nast, 1867.
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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1867.
St. Philip's Protestant Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia, used as a Freedmen School after the Civil War. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1867.
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BLACK SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Children on their way to a 'School for Colored Children,' a Freedmen's School, in a Southern town. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1868.
James' Plantation School, North Carolina. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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FREEDMEN'S BUREAU, 1866.
Freedmen's Bureau, the Office of Lieutenant Benjamin Cook, at Richmond, Virginia. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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BLACK SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Children of a 'School for Colored Children,' a Freedmen's School, studying in the street of a Southern town. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Stele of the freedmen from the Firmia family. Roman Civilisation, 1st century. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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SLAVERY: SLAVE SHIP.
Freed male and female slaves crowded on the deck of a sailing ship. Lithograph by Bernarda Bryson Shahn, c1935.
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SLAVERY: MANUMISSION, 1777.
'Dinah Morris's Certificate of Freedom.' The manumission of Dinah Morris, 1777, in Vermont, the first slave freed in the North. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0047157
CIVIL WAR: CARTOON, 1865.
'The First of May 1865, or General Moving Day in Richmond Virginia.' General Robert E. Lee assisting Jefferson Davis in moving a bankrupt Confederacy. Lithograph, 1865.
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BLACK EMIGRANTS, 1867.
Black emigrants on the deck of a steamer bound for New York from Richmond, Virginia, 1867. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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MARY WEBB (Fl.1850-60).
American freedwoman. Mrs. Webb reading 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' at the London home of the Duchess of Sutherland in 1856. Contemporary English engraving.
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TEXAS: FREEDMAN, 1936.
A former Texan slave from San Antonio that came to Carrizo Springs in 1865 with Caucasian men including his master who was one of the first settlers during the Civil War, seeking new range for their cattle. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, August 1936.
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0006915
FREEDMEN'S VILLAGE, 1866.
The freedman's settlement at Trent River, North Carolina. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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0006254
UNION SERVANT BOY, 1860s.
The servant of Colonel Aspinwall, a Union army officer.
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WEINER CAFE HOUSE.
Fritz Freedman's Cafe Central, Weiner Cafe House, 5th Street and 2nd Avenue, New York City. Photograph, c1870-1890.
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FREEDMAN APARTMENT, 1930.
Corner of library in the Freedman apartment, 1185 Park Avenue, New York City. Photograph, 1930.
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0059993
SLAVERY CARTOON, c1859.
A Northern American cartoon, c1859, contrasting the life of the plantation slave in the South with the conditions endured by free blacks in the North.
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0092992
FISK UNIVERSITY, 1868.
Fisk University, established in 1866 as a school for freedmen at Nashville, Tennessee. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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0040974
FREEDMEN'S BUREAU, 1866.
Office of the Freedmen's Bureau, Memphis, Tennessee. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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PENN SCHOOL, 1862.
A view of Penn School, the first school for freed slaves on St. Helena Island, South Carolina. Photograph, 1862.
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MAMMY PRATER, c1920.
Portrait of Mammy Prater, a 115 year old former slave. Photograph, c1920.
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EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.
Thomas Nast's celebration of the emancipation of Southern slaves with the end of the Civil War. Wood engraving, 1865, after Thomas Nast.
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0091944
ELECTION CARTOON, 1876.
'Republican "Civilization."' American cartoon, 1876, accusing the Republican Party of encouraging blacks to intimidate Democrats by destroying their property during that year's presidential campaign.
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FREEDMEN'S VILLAGE, 1866.
The freedman's settlement at Trent River, North Carolina. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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