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A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Date: 1837 before
Description: Image of a runaway slave with stick and satchel.
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...
Description: Louisiana doctor Dudley Duprez, played by Frank Keenan, makes a fist and glares angrily in a scene still for "The Bride of Hate," a drama of miscegenation...
One Man's Journey from Slavery to Madison Business Owner to State Assembly Staff Member
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "3RD ROU...
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of the slave quarters at Monticello, built in 1772 by Thomas Jefferson.
Description: Stereograph of Union infantry standing in front of a slave dealer's shop.
Description: Text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Includes a portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Carlos Christian cultivating a field for cotton. He is posing while holding a plow which is hitched to a mule. Pine trees run along the perimeter of the fi...
Description: Three people stand outdoors near a truck acting out a group improvisation of a slave revolt. They were attending Freedom School during Freedom Summer at Pa...
Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...
Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite of Sojourner Truth. The text at the bottom says "I sell the shadow to support the substance."
Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...
Description: Two illustrations depicting the capture by Europeans of Africans who were taken away on ships to be slaves. The caption is in French.
Description: A facsimile of the handwritten document by Abraham Lincoln, with additional decorations, published for the benefit of the United States Sanitary Commission...
Description: Seated portrait of Peter D. Thomas (1847-1925) of Racine. Thomas was an escaped slave who joined the 15th Wisconsin Regiment during its service in Tenness...
Date: 1859-08-14 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"My most interesting experiences during my stay in America from 1856 to 1860 had to do with the fact that slavery was still ram...
Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.
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