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0003313
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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0040917
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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0067025
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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0009147
WHITE SUPREMACISTS, 1867.
White Supremacists beating Phillis, a young North Carolina freedwoman, because she struck a white girl. Wood engraving, American, 1867.
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0071805
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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0045378
ELIZABETH T. GREENFIELD
(c1819-1876). Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield. American singer. Born into slavery, Greenfield was the 'Black Swan' who debuted at Metropolitan Hall in New York City in 1853 and performed for Queen Victoria. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0006491
BLACK WOMAN, c1850.
An unidentified African American woman. Daguerreotype.
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0067406
HARRIET TUBMAN (c1823-1913).
American abolitionist. Photographed with a group of former slaves, late 19th century.
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0082733
FRENCH COLONY: SLAVES.
Female slaves and freedwomen on a French Caribbean island. Engravings, late 18th century.
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0053254
EMANCIPATION, 1863.
1st South Carolina (Colored) Volunteer Regiment celebrates the emancipation of the slaves at Port Royal Island, 1 January 1863. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0013085
PLANTATION LIFE.
'In Ole Virginny.' Black sharecroppers on a farm in Virginia. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0035916
RECONSTRUCTION, 1867.
'Whipping a negro girl in North Carolina by "unconstructed" Johnsonians.' Wood engraving from an American newspaper of 1867.
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0057683
DESOLATE SOUTH, 1867.
'The desolate home - a picture of the suffering of the South.' Wood engraving from a northern American newspaper of 1867.
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0057682
DESOLATE SOUTH, 1867.
'The desolate home - a picture of the suffering of the South.' Wood engraving from a northern American newspaper of 1867.
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0103697
CUBA: PLANTATION WORKERS.
A group of elderly black workers in front of a palm frond house on a sugar plantation in Cuba. Photographed by Josť Gomez de la Carrera in 1886, the year slavery in Cuba was abolished.
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0015220
CIVIL WAR: FREEDMEN, 1863.
Freed slaves coming into the Union lines at New Bern, North Carolina, following the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863. Contemporary American line engraving.
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0001919
ABOLITION EMBLEM, 1837.
American typefounder's cut, first used to illustrate John Greenleaf Whittier's 1837 volume, 'Poems Written During the Progress of the Abolition Question.'
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0060872
SHARECROPPERS, 1876.
'In Ole Virginny.' Black sharecroppers on a farm in Virginia. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0042618
LONDON: FREEDWOMAN, 1856.
Mrs Mary Webb, a freedwoman of Philadelphia, reading 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' at a London soiree. Engraving, c1856.
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0008854
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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0104555
SHARECROPPERS, 1876.
'In Ole Virginny.' Black sharecroppers on a farm in Virginia. Wood engraving, American, 1876.
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0007536
ABOLITION EMBLEM, 1837.
American typefounder's cut, first used to illustrate John Greenleaf Whittier's 1837 volume, 'Poems Written During the Progress of the Abolition Question.' Woodcut, 1837.
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0040918
VERMONT: MANUMISSION, 1777.
The manumission of Dinah Morris, 1777, in Vermont, the first slave freed in the North. Engraving, 19th century.
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0034396
CIVIL WAR: FREEDMEN, 1863.
Freed slaves coming into the Union lines at New Bern, North Carolina, following the Emancipation Proclamation. Engraving, 1863.