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Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Elizabeth Pease Nichol, 1837 Dec[ember] 18

Letter from Sarah Moore Grimkè, Brookline, [Massachusetts], to Elizabe...

Sarah Moore Grimkè writes to Elizabeth Pease Nichol regarding the books and pamphlets she has sent her and her "English sisters." She discusses emancipation in the West Indies and the anti-slavery cause in Grea... More

Frederick Douglass - Daguerreotype, Public domain

Frederick Douglass - Daguerreotype, Public domain

Picryl description: Public domain image of a daguerreotype portrait, early photography, 19th century, Victorian style, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Feb[ruary] 16th

Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Fe...

John Rand writes to Samuel May describing the visit of Lucy Stone to Milford and a lecture she delivered in the town. Rand reports that Stone "found with us a cordial welcome" and was introduced to the meeting ... More

Frederick Douglass, 19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Frederick Douglass, 19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Letter from Elizabeth Swan Mawson, Ashfield, Gateshead on Tyne, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, Aug[u]st 21st, 1877
Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1863; June 15-30
Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1852 June 5t

Letter from Giles Badger Stebbins, Rochester, N[ew] Y[ork], to William...

Giles B. Stebbins writes to William Lloyd Garrison sending him an obituary (not included) "of our much loved friend Susan R. Doty." Stebbins recalls that Garrison visited "her pleasant home a year since with Ge... More

Charles W. Slack autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Boston, 18 November 1859

Charles W. Slack autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson...

Asks him to speak at the meeting [for the relief of John Brown's family]. With this is a printed ticket of admission for the meeting, November 19, 1859. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 5

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison accepting his invitation to call on her. Rawson informs Garrison that there are many trains available to reach Sheffield and if he notifies her what time he shoul... More

Letter from Susan Taber, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Deborah Weston, 1838 [May] 22

Letter from Susan Taber, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Deborah West...

[Susan Taber?] writes to Debora Weston in regards the anti-slavery society preparing materials for a sale to raise funds. She writes of her surprise for the news of Angelina E. Grimke's marriage to Theodore T. ... More

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, [Andover, Massachusetts], to Phillips, Sampson & Company, [1856] July 13

Letter from Harriet Beecher Stowe, [Andover, Massachusetts], to Philli...

Harriet Beecher Stowe writes to Mr. Phillips of Phillips, Sampson & Company in regards to her publishing deadline for her next anti-slavery novel "Dred." She writes, "Between now & the 30th are only about 12 wo... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-001.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-082.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-012.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-021.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-084.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-056.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

Photius Fisk William Shreve Bailey Monument

Photius Fisk William Shreve Bailey Monument

William Shreve Bailey Monument

Frederick Douglass. - Public domain portrait photograph

Frederick Douglass. - Public domain portrait photograph

Picryl description: Public domain image from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Har... More

George Thompson. - A black and white photo of a man in a coat

George Thompson. - A black and white photo of a man in a coat

Picryl description: Public domain image from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Har... More

Dr. Lyman Clary; Who was active in Abolition affairs and one of the signers of the bonds of those indicted in the Jerry Rescue cases.

Dr. Lyman Clary; Who was active in Abolition affairs and one of the si...

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America for the suppression of the African slave trade

Treaty between Her Majesty and the United States of America for the su...

Picryl description: Public domain book about slavery, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

John Brown. - Public domain portrait engraving

John Brown. - Public domain portrait engraving

Picryl description: Public domain image from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Har... More

Distinguished colored men, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Distinguished colored men, Head and Shoulders Portrait

Print shows head-and-shoulders portraits of Frederick Douglass, Robert Brown Elliott, Blanche K. Bruce, William Wells Brown, Md., Prof. R.T. Greener, Rt. Rev. Richard Allen, J.H. Rainey, E.D. Bassett, John Merc... More

The result of the Fifteenth Amendment, and the rise and progress of the African race in America and its final accomplishment, and celebration on May 19th, A.D., 1870

The result of the Fifteenth Amendment, and the rise and progress of th...

One of several large commemorative prints marking the enactment on March 30, 1870, of the Fifteenth Amendment, and showing the parade celebrating it which was held in Baltimore on May 19 the same year. The amen... More

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willaim Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp, 1832 Nov[ember] 23d

Letter from Henry Egbert Benson, Providence, [Rhode Island], to Willai...

Henry Egbert Benson writes to William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp acknowledging the recipt of their circular and assuring them that "the Liberator shall never go down for want of support as long as there is ... More

Letter from George Waters, Holden, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1838 Jan[uar]y 22

Letter from George Waters, Holden, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus P...

George Waters write Amos A. Phelps about the sentiments of several ministers in the vicinity of Holden, concerning anti-slavery. He writes of Revered Alisha Scanson of Southborough who "professed himself Anti-S... More

Letter from Mrs. Mary Welsh, Montpelier, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Maria Weston Chapman, May 15th, 1845

Letter from Mrs. Mary Welsh, Montpelier, Edinburgh, [Scotland], to Mar...

Public domain scan of manuscript related to Massachusetts, American history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Glasgow, [Scotland], to Henry Clarke Wright, Sept. 23, 1846
Letter from Joseph Lupton, Leeds, [England], to Samuel May, November 8th, 1849

Letter from Joseph Lupton, Leeds, [England], to Samuel May, November 8...

Lupton informs May that he is sending a box of contributions for the Anti-Slavery Fair. He apologizes for its small size, saying that there are so many other charitable demands on the people of Leeds that the a... More

Letter from John Goings, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, [18]52 Sept[ember] 28th

Letter from John Goings, New Bedford, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, ...

John Gorings writes to Samuel May reporting that they "had a very interesting meeting here on Sunday last and [a] very crowded house all day," however "a great many were disappointed in not hearing Miss [Sallie... More

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary Anne Estlin, 1853 Oct[ober] 18

Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Mary ...

James Miller McKim writes to Mary Anne Estlin in regards to his voyage back to the U.S. with Richard Davis Webb and of his time in New York before his return to Philadelphia. He writes of his editor of the "Pen... More

Behind the scenes during American Civil War

Behind the scenes during American Civil War

Another venomous attack on the Lincoln administration by the artist of "The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes, no. 1864-31," and "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," (no. 1864-3... More

[Head-and-shoulders portrait of Frederick Douglass]

[Head-and-shoulders portrait of Frederick Douglass]

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 5

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison accepting his invitation to call on her. Rawson informs Garrison that there are many trains available to reach Sheffield and if he notifies her what time he shoul... More

Letter from Eliza Wingham and Jane Wingham, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]77 [August] 21

Letter from Eliza Wingham and Jane Wingham, Glasgow, [Scotland], to Wi...

Eliza Wigham and her stepmother, Jane Wigham, write to William Lloyd Garrison expressing their regret that although they cannot be "present at the gathering of friends tomorrow in Liverpool" they wish to thank ... More

Louisa May Alcott, writer, abolitionist, and Civil War nurse Warren's Portraits, 465 Washington St., Boston

Louisa May Alcott, writer, abolitionist, and Civil War nurse Warren's ...

Notation on verso: "Louisa Alcott." Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Purchased from: Jeffrey Kraus, Antique Photographics, New Paltz, New York, June 2016. Forms part of: Li... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: General Correspondence, 1810-1898; 1863; Sept. 1-16
Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Dec[ember] 29 1850

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garr...

Samuel Joseph May writes William Lloyd Garrison inviting him to the antislavery convention to take place on January 7-9, and requests that should Garrison be unable to attend that he assist May in persuading Ge... More

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1877 July 11

Letter from Mary Anne Rawson, Sheffield, [England], to William Lloyd G...

Mary A. Rawson writes to William Lloyd Garrison expressing her gratitude for Garrison's "great kindnes" in coming to visit her. Rawson discusses her "five large volumes of autographs and portraits" which includ... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-015.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-041.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-060.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-080.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-089.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-087.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-048.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-054.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-014.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-007.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-050.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-052.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-003.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-093.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

Rev. Calvin Fairbank Book Plate

Rev. Calvin Fairbank Book Plate

Image of the author in the book: Rev. Calvin Fairbank During Slavery Times: How He "Fought the Good Fight" to Prepare "The Way" by Fairbank, Calvin (1890)

Beriah Green, ca. 1870 - A black and white photo of a man in a tuxedo

Beriah Green, ca. 1870 - A black and white photo of a man in a tuxedo

Last known picture of abolitionist Beriah Green, ca. 1870. From the Library of the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society

2009-05-28-assing ottilie

2009-05-28-assing ottilie

Ottilie Assing who died in 1884.

Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave, on an English platform, denouncing slaveholders and their religious abettors
Eminent anti-slavery men; Lewis Tappan.

Eminent anti-slavery men; Lewis Tappan.

Public domain photograph of male portrait print, engraving, 18th-19th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hon. Frederick Douglass.

Hon. Frederick Douglass.

Picryl description: Public domain image from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Har... More

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave /

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave /

"Preface" by W.L. Garrison: p. [iii]-xii. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

From the plantation to the Senate

From the plantation to the Senate

Composite of three plantation scenes and portraits of Benjamin S. Turner, Rev. Richard Allen, H.R. Revels, Frederick Douglass, Josiah T. Walls, Joseph H. Rainy [i.e., Rainey], and William Wells Brown. O10967 U.... More

The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th, 1870 / from an original design by James C. Beard.

The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th, 1870 / from an original ...

Another of several large commemorative prints marking the enactment, on March 30, 1870, of the Fifteenth Amendment and showing the grand May 19 celebratory parade in Baltimore. (See also nos. 1870-2 and 1870-3)... More

The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th, 1870 / from an original design by James C. Beard.

The Fifteenth Amendment. Celebrated May 19th, 1870 / from an original ...

Another of several large commemorative prints marking the enactment, on March 30, 1870, of the Fifteenth Amendment and showing the grand May 19 celebratory parade in Baltimore. (See also nos. 1870-2 and 1870-3)... More

The case of William L. Chaplin : being an appeal to all respecters of law and justice, against the cruel and oppressive treatment to which, under color of legal proceedings, he has been subjected, in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland.

The case of William L. Chaplin : being an appeal to all respecters of ...

Picryl description: Public domain document related to trials and litigations, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Lloyd Garrison, Brooklyn, [Connecticut]

Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Brooklyn, [Connecticut], to William Llo...

Samuel Joseph May writes to William Lloyd Garrison thanking him for sending "the present of 50 copies" of his Discourse and encouraging him to visit Brooklyn sometime during the month. He then discusses his new... More

Printed calling card, 38 Summer Street, Dorchester

Printed calling card, 38 Summer Street, Dorchester

This item contains an unidentified visiting card found among Samuel May Jr.’s letters. It announces the time and place of a meeting to be held in the unnamed sender’s home in Dorchester. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 [May] 17th

Letter from James Cropper, Liverpool, [England], to William Lloyd Garr...

James Cropper writes to William Lloyd Garrison after receiving a bound volume of the Liberator for 1833 and telling him that he had subscribed through Joseph Sturge to receive the Liberator regularly. He then p... More

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps from March 1st to June 1st 1838, and additional financial document

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps fro...

An itemized expense account and receipt, signed by A. A. Phelps on August 13, 1838, and a note requesting that the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society pay J. E. Fuller or the bearer of the note $23 and charge th... More

The disappointed abolitionists. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The disappointed abolitionists. Book illustration from Library of Cong...

Three men at left, one saying, "Verily friend Darg since we have returned thee thy money, I claim the reward of $1000 - Brother Barney Corse was merely my agent, verily!" Another "Yea verily I was but thy instr... More

Letter from William Smeal, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, [18]40 [August] 1

Letter from William Smeal, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garri...

William Smeal writes to William Lloyd Garrison informing him that William Adam has learned from Charles Lenox Remond that "R[alph] R. Gurley & a Coloured [sic] female named Ela, have just arrived in Liverpool."... More

Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Feb[ruary] 16th

Letter from John Rand, Milton, [Massachusetts], to Samuel May, 1850 Fe...

John Rand writes to Samuel May describing the visit of Lucy Stone to Milford and a lecture she delivered in the town. Rand reports that Stone "found with us a cordial welcome" and was introduced to the meeting ... More

William Jackson - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

William Jackson - Jackson Homestead and Museum archives

Portrait, man full sitting in chair and side tables with books Courtesy of Historic Newton

Frederick Douglass, 19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Frederick Douglass, 19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Picryl description: Public domain vintage artistic portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Five sermons by Theodore Parker, 1858 Jan[uary] 10 -Fe[bruary] 7

Five sermons by Theodore Parker, 1858 Jan[uary] 10 -Fe[bruary] 7

Theodore Parker writes a sermon on January 10, 1858 titled, "Evidences of God in the World of Matter." Theodore Parker writes a sermon on January 17, 1858 titled, "Evidences of God in the World of Man." Theodor... More

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' party attacking the insurgents - view of the railroad bridge, the engine-house, and the village / from a sketch by our special artist.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' par...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 358.

Expulsion of Negroes and abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston, Massachusetts, on December 3, 1860

Expulsion of Negroes and abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston, Ma...

Illus. in Harper's weekly, Dec. 15, 1860, p. 788. Public domain photograph - historical image of Massachusetts, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Rockledge, [Roxbury, Mass.], to Fanny Garrison Villard, Jan. 1, 1874
Portrait of Harriet Tubman Powelson, photographer, 77 Genesee St., Auburn, New York

Portrait of Harriet Tubman Powelson, photographer, 77 Genesee St., Aub...

Photograph shows Harriet Tubman (1822-1913) at midlife. She is seated, turned toward the left. One hand rests on the back of a wooden chair, another rests in her lap. Date based on Library of Congress photo co... More

Salmon P. Chase Papers: Miscellany, 1840-1896; General; Survey plats and maps

Salmon P. Chase Papers: Miscellany, 1840-1896; General; Survey plats a...

Public domain photograph of court building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Receipted bills to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society from Amos Augustus Phelps and Nathaniel Greene

Receipted bills to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society from Amos Au...

The item includes two receipted bills. One is an $8.68 bill issued to Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society by Nathaniel Greene for letter postage, newspapers and boxes. An approval for the payment was signed on t... More

Letter from Joseph Lupton, Scarborough, Yorkshire, [England], to Samuel May, October 16th / '51

Letter from Joseph Lupton, Scarborough, Yorkshire, [England], to Samue...

Lupton says that he has shipped two boxes of contributions from Leeds for the anti-slavery fair. He gives a brief account of the contents of the boxes and speaks particularly of a screen. Lupton also informs Ma... More

Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Sept[ember] 7, 1870

Letter from Oliver Johnson, [New York, N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Oliver Johnson inquires if William Lloyd Garrison is quite certain that he had not been paid for one of his articles published in the Independent, as Johnson states that the accounting ledgers show that a check... More

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for the quarter ending April 1st 1838 and various receipts

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society expense account of A. A. Phelps for...

An itemized expense account, with the receipt signed by A.A. Phelps on April 10 1838, and three additional receipts: (1) for payment made by "New England Anti-Slavery Society" to “Dutton & Wentworth, Dr.” for a... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-002.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-061.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-067.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-010.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-031.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-043.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room,  offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky; Ambassador at Large and Director of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, John Miller; Virginia Congressman Frank Wolf; and New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith.] [Photographer: Mark Stewart--State] [59-CF-DS-32667-06_Dec_19-026.jpg]

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, o...

[Assignment: 59-CF-DS-32667-06] Program, in Benjamin Franklin Room, offering "Salute to Abolitionists Working to End Modern Slavery." [Among officials delivering remarks were: Secretary Condoleezza Rice; Under... More

James Stephen - Public domain portrait engraving

James Stephen - Public domain portrait engraving

Portrait of James Stephen (1758-1832), lawyer and slavery abolitionist Public domain scan of engraving, male portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Story of the Hutchinsons (tribe of Jesse) (1896) (14801324463)

Story of the Hutchinsons (tribe of Jesse) (1896) (14801324463)

Identifier: storyofhutchinso01inhutc (find matches) Title: Story of the Hutchinsons (tribe of Jesse) Year: 1896 (1890s) Authors: Hutchinson, John W. (John Wallace), 1821-1908 Mann, Charles E. (Charles Edward... More

Lucretia Mott. - Black and White Portrait Photograph

Lucretia Mott. - Black and White Portrait Photograph

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

N. P. Rogers - Public domain portrait engraving

N. P. Rogers - Public domain portrait engraving

Public domain photograph of portrait print, engraving, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Lucretia Mott. - Public domain portrait engraving
P. Saunders, Esq. engraved C. Turner print. Rd. Evans  1775-1839
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave /

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave /

"Preface" by W.L. Garrison: p. [iii]-xii. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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