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Date: 1860 after
Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...
Date: 1877 after
Description: Monument to John Brown and the men killed during the Battle of Osawatomie. Those slin in the battle are buried underneath the monument. Chain link fence...
Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...
Description: A carte-de-visite of a slave sitting with three children. The text at the bottom says "Learning is Wealth. Wilson, Charley, Rebecca, & Rosa. Slaves from Ne...
Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: A map of Wisconsin and Michigan showing the counties, named towns, cities and villages, and railroads. The opposite side includes a lists counties with po...
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.
Description: Aunt Lily Richmond sang African American spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. Richmond came to Grant County Wisconsin with her parents, fr...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the slave quarters at West Point Plantation. Copyright 1910 by Fleming & Bryant, Brunswick, GA.
Description: A snake with 15 segments, SC, Ca, Mi, Ala, N.C, Tex, De, Md, Va, Fla, Ark, Ten, Ke and Mo. Snake has the Confederate flag and a palm tree behind it. In bol...
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: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of the slave quarters at Monticello, built in 1772 by Thomas Jefferson.
Description: Exterior view of the Cameron Mission, a home for rescued Asian (Chinese and Japanese) slaves in San Francisco. Some of the residents are posed in a group a...
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