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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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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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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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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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ROBERT SMALLS (1839-1915).
American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina. Photograph, 1901.
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NEW ORLEANS: SCHOOL.
The Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen in New Orleans, Louisiana during the Reconstruction era. Color wood engraving.
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RICHMOND BARBERSHOP, 1850s.
A barber's shop at Richmond, Virginia. Wood engraving, English, 1861, after a painting by Eyre Crowe, based on his travels in the United States as secretary to novelist William Makepeace Thackeray during his American tour of 1852-53.
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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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COTTON PLANTATION, 1867.
'Prayer Meeting.' Wood engraving, 1867, after a drawing by A.R. Waud.
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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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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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FREEDMAN ENSLAVED, 1839.
Freedmen captured and sold into slavery by southern 'Freebirders'. Engraving from the 'Anti-Slavery Almanac', 1839.
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CIVIL WAR: FREEDMEN, 1863.
Freed slaves coming into the Union lines at New Bern, North Carolina, following the Emancipation Proclamation. Engraving, 1863.
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0033838
SLAVERY: 13TH AMENDMENT.
U.S. postage stamp, 1940, commemorating 75th anniversary of 13th Amendment, prohibiting slavery.
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FREEDMEN'S SCHOOL, 1868.
The Coan School at Norfolk, Virginia, established for freedmen after the Civil War. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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FREEDMEN'S BUREAU, 1868.
An allegorical representation of the Freedman's Bureau depicting a Union soldier keeping the peace between two unruly groups of blacks and whites. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1868.
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ALABAMA: EMERSON COLLEGE.
Emerson College, a freedmen's preparatory school at Mobile, Alabama. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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FREEDMAN'S SCHOOL 1866.
'Zion School for Colored Children', a Freedman's School at Charleston, South Carolina: engraving, 1866.
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FREEDMAN'S FARM, 1866.
A freedman plowing with a steer in South Carolina: colored engraving, 1866.
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CARL SCHURZ (1829-1906).
American army officer, politician, and reformer. 'The Lion of Civil Service.' Cartoon, 1878.
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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1866.
The Misses Cooke's schoolroom in the Freedman's Bureau at Richmond, Virginia. Wood engraving, American, 1866.
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FREEDMEN'S VILLAGE, 1866.
The freedman's settlement at Trent River, North Carolina. Wood engraving, American, 1866.
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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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LIBERIA: FREED SLAVES 1832.
Freed slaves from the United States arriving in Monrovia, Liberia under the sponsorship of the American Colonization Society. Engraving, 1832.
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0009190
FREEDMEN'S BUREAU, 1866.
The Freedman's Bureau at Richmond, Virginia, issuing rations to the eldery and sick. Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1866.
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RECONSTRUCTION.
Electioneering among freed slaves in Virginia: wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1868.
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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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BOOKPLATE, 1938.
Ink drawing by Claudia Freedman.
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CIVIL WAR: BLACK LABOR.
'Contraband' (slaves freed upon entering Union lines) workers unloading vessels at City Point, Virginia, the location of Ulysses S. Grant's headquarters during the Petersburg Campaign, c1864-1865.
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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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THE SANCTUARY, 1863.
A Southern slave family coming in sight of the fortified lines of the Union Army. Drawing, 1863, by Edwin Forbes.
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RECONSTRUCTION, 1867.
Black freedmen voting at Washington, D.C., 5 June 1867. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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WEST INDIES: EMANCIPATION.
Slaves receive the news of their emancipation on a British West Indian plantation in 1833. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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HENRY WARD BEECHER
(1813-1887). American Congregational cleric. Beecher offering a slave for sale to his congregation at Plymouth Congregational Church in Brooklyn, New York, c1860, so the evils of slave-dealing could be seen firsthand; the congregation bought her freedom. Illustration, c1892, by Thure de Thulstrup.
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LIBERIA: FREED SLAVES 1832.
Freed slaves from the United States arriving in Liberia under the sponsorship of the American Colonization Society. Line engraving, American, 1832.
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FREEDMEN SCHOOL, 1868.
James' Plantation School, North Carolina. Wood engraving, American, 1868.
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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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RAILWAY SEGREGATION, 1856.
A Quaker mother sympathising with a freeman being expelled by the conductor of a railroad car at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Engraving, 1856.
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