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Date: 1860 after
Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...
How Wisconsin was Divided
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the slave quarters at West Point Plantation. Copyright 1910 by Fleming & Bryant, Brunswick, GA.
Date: date unknown
Description: A facsimile of the handwritten document by Abraham Lincoln, with additional decorations, published for the benefit of the United States Sanitary Commission...
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...
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: 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: Head and shoulder's portrait of Joshua Glover.
Description: A hand-drawn map of a house labeled in both English and Chinese. Notes include escape routes. Two girls were kept here.
A Wisconsin Civil War Story
Description: Drawn seven years after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers and lakes in the entire state. The map includes a c...
Description: A poster advertising a $100 reward to be issued by Marcus Du Val for his runaway "servant" Matthew Turner. The poster includes a physical description of th...
Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...
Description: Studio portrait of Louis Hughes, seated and holding a book.
Description: Exterior view of the slave quarters at Monticello, built in 1772 by Thomas Jefferson.
Description: African-American man and woman on the front porch of a rural home. The unidentified woman is retrieving water from a well, and the man, J.R. Dean, is sitti...
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