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Anti-Slave Catchers' Mass Convention

Date: April 1854
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...
Photograph

Harwood, Brisbane, and Coffin

Date: 1853
Description: Half plate daguerreotype of E. Harwood, Dr. William Brisbane, and Levi Coffin, sitting in a row.
Photograph

Sherman M. Booth

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Description: Sherman Booth (1812-1904), abolitionist editor and leader.
Photograph

Susan B. Anthony

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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...
Photograph

Men of Anti-Slavery

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Description: Portraits from "Illustrious Men of Anti-Slavery Times". Includes Theodore Parker, Wendell Phllips, William Ellery Channing, Charles Sumner, Wm. Lloyd Garr...
Photograph

Sojourner Truth

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Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite of Sojourner Truth. The text at the bottom says "I sell the shadow to support the substance."
Book or Pamphlet

Mrs. Caroline Quarlls Watkins

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Caroline Quarlls Watkins, taken when she lived in Sandwich, Ontario.
Poster

Soviet Jewry Freedom Bus

Date: 1971
Description: Recruitment poster for a Soviet Jewry Freedom Bus, advocating the liberation of the Soviet Jewish population. Features large chain links and the phrase "Le...
Photograph

John Brown's Cabin

Date: 1890
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...
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John Brown

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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...
Photograph

Frederick Douglass

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Description: Quarter-length carte-de-visite portrait of Frederick Douglass, an abolitionist and publisher of the newspaper The North Star.
Poster

The Voice of the Clergy

Date: September 1863
Description: Proclamation made by the Episcopal Clergy of Philadelphia protesting the statement made by John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, supporting...
Photograph

Triple Portrait of Edward Harwood, William Brisbane, Levi Coffin

Date: 1853
Description: Half plate daguerreotype of Edward Harwood, William Brisbane and Levi Coffin sitting together. The three men were working together as antislavery activists...

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