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Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention

Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention
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Title: Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention
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 individuals opposed to slavery or slave-catchers, and "having the Free Soil of Wisconsin become a hunting ground for human kidnappers."

Image ID: 1928
April 1854 
Not known
City, State: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Classified File
Genre: Print
This image is one of many images, held in various collections, that document social action in the United States.
Subjects: Political posters
Antislavery movements

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