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Description: Half plate daguerreotype of E. Harwood, Dr. William Brisbane, and Levi Coffin, sitting in a row.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of the cabin of John Brown (5/9/1800 12/2/1859), an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to end slavery...
Two Lawyers Spur Abolitionist Reform and Universal Voting Rights
Description: Poster advertising an Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention at Young's Hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 13th, 1854. The poster attempts to unite indivi...
Description: Portraits from "Illustrious Men of Anti-Slavery Times". Includes Theodore Parker, Wendell Phllips, William Ellery Channing, Charles Sumner, Wm. Lloyd Garr...
Description: Engraved vignetted carte-de-visite of John Brown, who led a raid on the U.S. Arsenal on October 16, 1859, at Harper's Ferry in the hopes of capturing weapo...
Date: date unknown
Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite of Sojourner Truth. The text at the bottom says "I sell the shadow to support the substance."
Date: 1863-09 ca.
Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...
Description: A portrait of an elderly Susan B. Anthony. She is known primarily for her leadership in the women's rights movement, but was also an activist for other soc...
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
Temperance, Abolition and Utopian Communities
A Good Mother, a Good Friend and a Good Woman
First Woman Notary Public
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