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Glass cup in the shape of a negro head

Glass cup in the shape of a negro head

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Mark Peterson of Lakewood, Wash., an African-American

Mark Peterson of Lakewood, Wash., an African-American

Mark Peterson of Lakewood, Wash., an African-American actor with the theater company, Living Voices, plays a role of an 11 year old who joined the revolutionary war during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Black His... More

[Black slaves working in sugar mill. Hispaniola. Part 5, plate 2]

[Black slaves working in sugar mill. Hispaniola. Part 5, plate 2]

Illus. in: De Bay, Americae...1590. Reference copy may be in E141.B88. Reference copy may be in SSF (Gr) - Plantation crops Sugar, LOT 4410A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

A ship disembarking to left, two galley slaves stand and one sits next to a barrel to right, various other figures on the shore, a mountain to right in the background, from 'Varie figure'
Black slave carries a leopard pelt and holds the bridle of a horse, from 'Several heads in the Persian style' (Plusieurs têtes coiffées à la persienne)
The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor of scurrility

The election, a medley, humbly inscribed to Squire Lilliput, professor...

Cartoon shows the old courthouse in Philadelphia during the October 1, 1764 election where a line of men wait at the steps on the right to enter the courthouse and cast their votes; in the foreground, many men,... More

Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley of Boston
Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley of Boston
Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers, British Cartoon Print

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of the...

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... More

The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in Captn. Kimber's treatment of a young Negro girl of 15 for her virjen (sic) modesty., British Cartoon Print

The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human...

Print shows sailor on a slave ship suspending an African girl by her ankle from a rope over a pulley. Captain John Kimber stands on the left with a whip in his hand. Title from item. Attributed to I. Cruikshank... More

Philanthropic Consolations, after the loss of the Slave-Bill

Philanthropic Consolations, after the loss of the Slave-Bill

William Wilberforce and Samuel Horsley, Bishop of Rochester, cavort with two black women in a well-furnished room. Wilberforce and a woman, wearing a print dress with her breasts exposed, sit on a couch smoking... More

Printers' picture gallery. The following device is made up entirely of cuts from the specimen-book of a single- type-foundry in this city. Most of the pictures are current at the South, and are even put by masters into the hands of the slaves ..

Printers' picture gallery. The following device is made up entirely of...

Anti-slavery.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 133, Folder 29.

[Iron mask, collar, leg shackles and spurs used to restrict slaves]

[Iron mask, collar, leg shackles and spurs used to restrict slaves]

Illus. in: The penitential tyrant / Thomas Branagan. New-York: Printed by Samuel Wood, no. 362, Pearl-street, 1807. Reference copy in: LOT 4422-A-3.

Gate & slave market at Pernambuco / drawn by Augs. Earle ; engraved by Edwd. Finden.

Gate & slave market at Pernambuco / drawn by Augs. Earle ; engraved by...

Includes view of Count Maurice's gate near slave market. Illus. in: Journal of a voyage to Brazil, and residence there, during part of the years 1821, 1822, 1823 / Maria Graham. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, O... More

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par un temps de pluie ; Transport de tuiles / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann & Cie.

Le collier de fer, châtiment des fugitifs ; Nègres en commission, par ...

Illustrations showing black fugitives wearing iron collars as punishment, two blacks wearing rain garments, and two slaves carrying tiles on their heads. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, d... More

Ladies whipping girls. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Ladies whipping girls. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A white woman whipping a slave girl. Illus. in: Picture of slavery in the United States of America / George Bourne. Middletown, Conn. : E. Hunt, 1834, p. 109. Reference copy in: LOT 4422-A-3.

Abduhl Rahhahman / H. Inman, Esqr, N.A., del. ; T. Illman, sculp.

Abduhl Rahhahman / H. Inman, Esqr, N.A., del. ; T. Illman, sculp.

Portrait of a West African prince known as Ibrahima, Prince of Slaves, and Abdu-l-Rahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori. He was captured as a war prisoner and became a slave in the United States for 40 years. He was freed in... More

Marchand de tabac ; L'aveugle chanteur ; Marchande de pandelos / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succrs. de Engelmann.

Marchand de tabac ; L'aveugle chanteur ; Marchande de pandelos / J.B. ...

Illustrations showing men in chains (possibly fugitives or slaves) outside a tobacco shop; blind street singer; woman vendor selling food to men. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis 18... More

Family amalgamation among the men-stealers

Family amalgamation among the men-stealers

African American children serving food to a white family. Illus. in: Picture of slavery in the United States of America / George Bourne. Middletown, Conn. : E. Hunt, 1834, p. 91. Reference copy in: LOT 4422-A-2.

Esclaves nègres, de différentes nations / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succrs. de Engelmann & Cie.

Esclaves nègres, de différentes nations / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. d...

Illustration showing faces of black women slaves from various tribes reflecting different styles of dress and adornment. Illus. in: Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil, depuis 1816 jusqu'en 1831 ... / pa... More

Boutique de la rue du Val-Longo / J.B. Debret, delt. ; lith. de Thierry Frères, succ. de Engelmann & Cie.
The battle at Bunker's Hill near Boston. June 17, 1775 / John Trumbull delt. ; Archer & Boilly sc.

The battle at Bunker's Hill near Boston. June 17, 1775 / John Trumbull...

Print shows British and American soldiers in hand-to-hand combat during the Battle of Bunker Hill; among the soldiers depicted are Major General Joseph Warren, Captain Thomas Gardner, Major Andrew McClary, Colo... More

Cash! All persons that have slaves to dispose of, will do well by giving me a call, as I will give the highest price for men, women, & children. Any person that wishes to sell, will call at Hill's tavern, or at Shannon Hill for me, and any infor

Cash! All persons that have slaves to dispose of, will do well by givi...

Slaves- Sale. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 186, Folder 27.

Portraits of Hannibal and Cyprian, with vignettes illustrating African character and wrongs

Portraits of Hannibal and Cyprian, with vignettes illustrating African...

An abolitionist print, asserting the nobility of the African peoples and deploring their inhumane treatment under the slave trade. There are two vignettes: "Treatment of the Africans" (top) showing African nati... More

[The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17th 1775] / [painted by J. Trumbull ; on stone by A. Hoffy]

[The battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17th 1775] / [painted by J. Trumbul...

Print shows British and American soldiers in hand-to-hand combat during the Battle of Bunker Hill; among the soldiers depicted are Major General Joseph Warren, Captain Thomas Gardner, Major Andrew McClary, Colo... More

Colored individuals along the road side

Colored individuals along the road side

Drawing shows an African American slave woman leaning against a split rail fence along with three children. She says, "Oh I so glad you come, 'massa says he wish you were in da bottom of the sea--but you ain't ... More

Common mode of whipping with the paddle

Common mode of whipping with the paddle

Man whipping slave as two other men and a child watch. Illus. in: Trial and imprisonment of Jonathan Walker, at Pensacola, Florida, for aiding slaves to escape from bondage. Boston : Pub. at the Anti-slavery of... More

Abu Nabut and Negro Slaves in Cairo
State of Louisiana

State of Louisiana

Print shows the title page to "Ballou's Pictorial" for "Saturday, December 22, 1855" showing, at top, a view of Boston Harbor with sailing ships, steamboats, a rowboat, and a view of the city of Boston in the b... More

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gallery, No. 11 West Gay Street, West Chester, PA.

Slave of Richard Townsend / W.H. Ingram's Photograph and Ferrotype Gal...

Photo shows an elderly African American man, three-quarter length portrait, wearing coat and top hat, seated, facing front, with right hand resting on the handle of a bow saw that he holds between his legs. Tit... More

Come one! Come all!

Come one! Come all!

Advertising sale of slaves by James L. Coleman, Augusta, Ga., 26 Dec. 1856.

[Stirrup Branch Plantation, Bishopville, S.C., on the 75th birthday of Capt. James Rembert, June 8, 1857 - rear view of house with slaves arranged by rank]

[Stirrup Branch Plantation, Bishopville, S.C., on the 75th birthday of...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 11334. Exhibited: "Only Skin Deep" at the International Center of Photography, New York City, N.Y., 2003-2004.

View of chained African slaves in cargo hold of slave ship, measuring three feet and three inches high
Runaway reward poster, Washington DC
Picking cotton on a Georgia plantation

Picking cotton on a Georgia plantation

Negro slaves. Illus. in: Ballou's Pictorial, v. 14, 1858, p. 49. Ref. copy may be in P&P - A Pictorial History of Blackamericans - E185.H83 1973, p. 16. This record contains unverified data from caption card. C... More

Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States /

Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States /

Includes statistical figures, insets showing cotton district and British Isles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 96-8 Vault

Rather die freemen than live to be slaves - 3rd United States Colored Troops

Rather die freemen than live to be slaves - 3rd United States Colored ...

Regimental flag depicting African American soldier and Columbia holding an American flag between them. On verso: D.B. Bowser - Artist - No. 481 North 4th St. Philada. Photograph of painting by Bowser. In album:... More

Cotton field, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Cotton field, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photograph...

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, working in a cotton field. Title from item.

Slave quarters of Jefferson Davis plantation

Slave quarters of Jefferson Davis plantation

Photograph shows the slave quarters on Brierfield, the Jefferson Davis plantation. Title from inscription on item. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: CDV60. "Sent home by Elizabeth Findley Missionary to the ... More

Street and Negro quarters, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Street and Negro quarters, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C....

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, standing alongside dirt road lined with wooden houses. Title from item.

A slave father sold away from his family

A slave father sold away from his family

African-American slave leaving his family. Illus. in: The Child's Anti-Slavery Book..., New York, [1860], frontispiece. Ref. copy may be in SSF - NEGRO SLAVERY AUCTIONS AND TRADE 1860. This record contains unve... More

Emancipation. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves, within designated states and parts of States are, and henceforeward [sic] shall be free! [J. L. Magee copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.]
[Civil War envelope showing fugitive slaves working as sappers and miners with General Benjamin Butler, bearing message "Contraband of war"]

[Civil War envelope showing fugitive slaves working as sappers and min...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Nancy Corss, East Smithfield, Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). pp/liljmem

[Sergeant A.M. Chandler of the 44th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Co. F., and Silas Chandler, family slave, with Bowie knives, revolvers, pepper-box, shotgun, and canteen]

[Sergeant A.M. Chandler of the 44th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Co....

Photograph shows identified Confederate soldier, A.M. Chandler, and identified slave, Silas Chandler, who accompanied two Chandler brothers during their military service in the Civil War. For more information, ... More

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Sweet potato planting, Hopkinson's Plantation

Photograph shows slaves working in the sweet potato fields on the Hopkinson plantation. Title inscribed in ink on front of the mount. Date from similar photograph on mount at the New York Public Library. Capti... More

[Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina]

[Large group of slaves(?) standing in front of buildings on Smith's Pl...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

The war in South Carolina - view of the fortifications erected at Hilton Head The war in South Carolina - the new government buildings for "contrabands" erected at Hilton Head / / From a sketch by our special artist, Mr. W.T. Crane.

The war in South Carolina - view of the fortifications erected at Hilt...

Illustrations show (top) laborers constructing a Union fort and (bottom) African Americans, mostly women, performing tasks such as doing laundry in a camp for escaped slaves at Hilton Head Island, South Carolin... More

Seabrook's negro quarters

Seabrook's negro quarters

Photograph shows an aerial view of the slave quarters at Seabrook's Plantation.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows soldiers and slaves in front of the slave quarters on Drayton's plantation. Title from item. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.27... More

William A. Jackson, ex-coachman of Jeff Davis

William A. Jackson, ex-coachman of Jeff Davis

Image shows William A. Jackson, Union spy and former slave and coachman of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front. Title from item. On print: "Yours truly Wm. A Jackso... More

Century plant 85 years old, Seabrook's Plantation

Century plant 85 years old, Seabrook's Plantation

Photograph shows two slaves working near a Century (Agave) plant near the waterfront, Seabrook's Plantation, with soldiers sitting on the dock in the background. Title from item. Title inscribed in ink on the f... More

Nursery at Elliot's Plantation, Hilton Head, S.C.

Nursery at Elliot's Plantation, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows slaves sitting in from of a building described at the "nursery". Title from item. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Edge loss on the upper right corner of the mount. Title is inscribed... More

Negro slaves 1862 Edisto Island, S.C. (plantation of James Hopkinson)

Negro slaves 1862 Edisto Island, S.C. (plantation of James Hopkinson)

Photo shows a group of African American slaves posed around a horse-drawn cart, with a building in the background, at the Cassina Point plantation of James Hopkinson on Edisto Island, South Carolina. Title from... More

Mansion of the rebel Genl. Thomas F. Drayton, Hilton Head, S.C.

Mansion of the rebel Genl. Thomas F. Drayton, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph showing African American slave women and Union soldiers outside Drayton's house. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.272). General information about the Gladstone collection is ava... More

Gwine to de field, Hopkinson's Plantation, Edisto Island, S.C.

Gwine to de field, Hopkinson's Plantation, Edisto Island, S.C.

Photograph shows slaves on the Hopkinson plantation, with two boys in a cart pulled by a donkey.

Slave pen, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; positive by A Gardner.

Slave pen, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; positive...

Photograph showing exterior view of Price, Birch & Co., dealers in slaves. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington... More

Mansion of James Hopkinson, Edisto Island, S.C.

Mansion of James Hopkinson, Edisto Island, S.C.

Photograph shows slaves standing in fenced yard and a side view of the Hopkinson house. Title inscribed in ink on front of mount. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22; plantation workers in front of mansio... More

Alexandria, Virginia. Slave pen. (Price, Birch & Company dealers in slaves)
Plantation view at Port Royal Island, S.C.

Plantation view at Port Royal Island, S.C.

Plantation slave quarters, Port Royal Island, S.C. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Original glass negative is: LC-B811-211

Live oak and palmetto tree, Elliot's Hilton Head, S.C.

Live oak and palmetto tree, Elliot's Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows two trees and a few men near a cabin or slave quarters, Elliot Plantation. Title is inscribed in ink on the front of the mount. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: M22. Purchase; William A. G... More

Slaves of the rebel Genl. Thomas F. Drayton, Hilton Head, S.C.

Slaves of the rebel Genl. Thomas F. Drayton, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph showing a group portrait of African American men and women on a plantation. Title from item. Date from Gladstone collection checklist. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.265) No. ... More

Stephen's varieties No. 3: The slave in 1863

Stephen's varieties No. 3: The slave in 1863

Envelope for collectors cards showing Afro-American soldier holding bayoneted rifle. Copyright by William A. Stephens.

Gordon as he entered our lines. Gordon under medical inspection. Gordon in his uniform as a U.S. soldier

Gordon as he entered our lines. Gordon under medical inspection. Gordo...

Gordon, a runaway slave from Mississippi, in tattered clothes; bare back showing scars; and in Union Civil War uniform. From photographs by McPherson & Oliver. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 July 4, p. 429, bottom.

Contrabands coming into camp in consequence of the proclamation / drawn by Mr. A.R. Waud.

Contrabands coming into camp in consequence of the proclamation / draw...

Illustration shows former slaves sitting in and around a wagon drawn by a mule. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 7 (1863 Jan. 31), p. 68. Reference copy in LOT 4422.

Learning is Wealth—Wilson, Charley, Rebecca, and Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans
Port Royal Island - 1. Camp Saxton (Smith's plantation) - the new headquarters of the 1st S.C. Vol. (Colored), Col. Higginson. 2. Mitchelville, the new south village for contrabands, Hilton Head / From sketches by our special artist. Defences of Charleston - the "middle ground" battery, Charleston Harbor / From a sketch by A.P. Palmer, formerly of the Confederate Army. Defences of Charleston - "Folly's battery," near the lighthouse, Charleston Harbor / From a sketch by A.P. Palmer, Co. E, 21st Regt., S.C. (Confederate) Vol. Defences of Charleston - the rebel iron clads in Charleston Harbor - from a sketch [b]y A.P. Palmer, formerly of Company E, 21st Regiment (Confederate) S.C. Vol.

Port Royal Island - 1. Camp Saxton (Smith's plantation) - the new head...

Illustrations show (top) military camp for 1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment, Union regiment of former slaves, and escaped slaves entering the town of Mitchelville; (middle) batteries; and (bottom) iron clad... More

[2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment raid on rice plantation, Combahee, South Carolina, and escaped slave named Gordon]

[2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment raid on rice plantation, Combahe...

Top illustration shows slaves escaping to a Union ship as buildings burn in the distance. Three bottom illustrations show an escaped slave in tattered clothing upon his crossing of Union lines, welts from being... More

Learning is Wealth—Wilson, Charley, Rebecca, and Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans
Emancipated Slaves Brought from Louisiana by Colonel George H. Banks
The Christmas week

The Christmas week

Card showing African Americans at Christmas party. No. 2, no. 58. Copyright by William A. Stephens. From: Album varieties no. 3; The slave in 1863. Philadelphia, 1863.

Arrival at Chickasaw bayou of the Negro slaves of Jefferson Davis, from his plantation on the Mississippi

Arrival at Chickasaw bayou of the Negro slaves of Jefferson Davis, fro...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 16 or 17 (1863 Aug. 8), p. 320.

Platforms illustrated, Confederate States of America.

Platforms illustrated, Confederate States of America.

The August 1864 Democratic national convention in Chicago is unfavorably compared to the Republican convention in Baltimore in June of the same year. The artist is especially critical of prominent New York Peac... More

A proper family re-union, Confederate States of America.

A proper family re-union, Confederate States of America.

A biting cartoon showing Confederate president Jefferson Davis in league with both the devil and Revolutionary War traitor Benedict Arnold. Arnold and Davis stir a cauldron of "Treason Toddy," a brew into whic... More

Freedom's immortal triumph!  Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty."  Last scene of all, that ends this strange eventful history

Freedom's immortal triumph! Finale of the Jeff Davis Die-nasty." Las...

A vindictive Northern fantasy on the aftermath of the Civil War. Confederate president Jefferson Davis, dressed in a hoopskirt or crinoline, hangs from a "Sour Apple Tree" at left, a Bowie knife in one hand and... More

Emancipation. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves … shall be free!
The day of Jubelo / E. B. Bensell, pinxt ; photo. and pub. by Phil. Pho. Co., 730 Chestnut St.

The day of Jubelo / E. B. Bensell, pinxt ; photo. and pub. by Phil. Ph...

Photograph shows African Americans (freed slaves?) celebrating in a plantation house, includes couples dancing and children playing. Title from item. The photograph reproduces a work by the artist Edward Bensel... More

The end of the rebellion in the United States, 1865 / C. Kimmel.

The end of the rebellion in the United States, 1865 / C. Kimmel.

A sequel to Kimmel's grand image "The Outbreak of the Rebellion in the United States" (no. 1865-19), issued the year before. The artist depicts in symbolic terms the downfall of the Confederacy. Columbia, crown... More

The new era / V.F.

The new era / V.F.

A former slave owner, General Wade Hampton, wearing oversized spurs, a hat with a ragged peacock feather stuck in the band, and a cat-o'-nine-tails sticking out of a pocket, speaking to a former slave identifie... More

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard.

The First cotton-gin / drawn by William L. Sheppard.

African American slaves using cotton gin. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 Dec. 18, p. 813.

A bold stroke for freedom

A bold stroke for freedom

African-Americans with wagon pointing guns at slave-catchers. Illus. in: William Still, The Underground Railroad (1872) p. 125. Ref. copy may be in P&P Ref. - E185.H83 1963 (p. 130). This record contains unveri... More

Desperate conflict in a barn

Desperate conflict in a barn

Gun fight between slaves and slave-catchers; capture of Robert Jackson in 1853 near Harper's Ferry. Illus. in: Still, Underground Railroad, 1872. cf. Dumond, Antislavery, p. 311 (E441.D84 P&P). This record cont... More

Whitaker family / photographed by J.A. Palmer, Aiken, S.C.

Whitaker family / photographed by J.A. Palmer, Aiken, S.C.

Photo shows a large African American family of mostly women and children, gathered around the porch of a log and clapboard cabin, with wood shingle roof and stone chimney, and a large cauldron in the foreground... More

Virginia one hunderd years ago

Virginia one hunderd years ago

Well-dressed plantation owner and family visiting the slave quarters. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1876 August 193, p. 677 (from microfilm). Reference copy may be in LOT 4422A. This record contains unverified, o... More

A slave-coffle passing the Capitol

A slave-coffle passing the Capitol

Slaves wearing handcuffs and shackles passing the United States Capitol, around 1815. Illus. in: A popular history of the United States. New York : Scribner, Armstrong, and company, 1876-1881. Reference copy in... More

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. "Undine"

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. ...

Print shows African men, women and many children. In the background, two British sailors. Title from item. Illustrated in The Graphic. London, June 7, 1884, p. 548

John A. Logan in 1859 / Gillam.

John A. Logan in 1859 / Gillam.

Illustration shows John A. Logan standing at center, holding a paper that states "No Interference with Slave-Hunters!", and looking over his left shoulder at two slave hunters rounding up a family of fugitive s... More

A great past and a pitiful present / Gillam.

A great past and a pitiful present / Gillam.

Illustration shows Whitelaw Reid, John Sherman, George F. Hoar, and John Logan lifting Uncle Sam above a swamp filled with several faces of corruption labeled "Blainism, Robesonism, Mahone Repudiation, Land Gra... More

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, pho...

Stereograph shows ruins of slave quarters, possibly on the grounds of Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island. 15450 U.S. Copyright Office. Series: Gems of American Scenery. Title from item. Copyright 1886 by G... More

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, photographer, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Florida-- ruins of the slave cabins--Ft. George Id. / Geo. Barker, pho...

Stereograph showing slave cabins, possibly at Kingsley Plantation, Fort George Island. 15478 U.S. Copyright Office. "3rd view" written in ink on mount. Series: Gems of American Scenery. Title from item. Copyrig... More

The queen of industry, or the new south / Th. Nast.

The queen of industry, or the new south / Th. Nast.

Cover illustration shows a man labeled "King Cotton" leaning against a bale of cotton and stomping on the back of a slave in 1861, textile mills spewing smoke as African Americans pick cotton in 1882, and Colum... More

Frear's Silk Dep't

Frear's Silk Dep't

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3378 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3378 ) .. Subject (TGM): Cotton pickers; Cotton plantations; Afro-Americans; Slaves; Slavery; Sharecroppers; Cotto... More

Cheap clothing - The slaves of the "sweaters" / drawn by W.A. Rogers.

Cheap clothing - The slaves of the "sweaters" / drawn by W.A. Rogers.

Woman and two children in street carrying heavy loads of clothing for tenement homework, New York City. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, April 26, 1890, p. 333.

America's proud "four hundred" and Europe's haughty "nobility" - and the ancestors they are always boasting of / F. Opper.

America's proud "four hundred" and Europe's haughty "nobility" - and t...

Print shows the American upper class on the left and the European nobility on the right, beneath their family trees, with such ancestors as, on the left, "Skin Trader, Money Lender, Slave Trader, Squatter, [and... More

Emancipation proclamation of President Abraham Lincoln, freeing the slaves of the United States, [Daniel, Sr.] .
[John Brown, 1800-1859, bust portrait, facing right in memorial frame]

[John Brown, 1800-1859, bust portrait, facing right in memorial frame]

Frame includes words "The Just man shall be in eternal remembrance -- Gave his life for the liberation of the slave."

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Negro landholders in various states of the United States.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Bar graph shows percentage of African Americans owning land in nine southern states. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of th... More

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Negro business men in the United States.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Diagram shows relative number of African Americans in various businesses. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the American ... More

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Occupations in which 10,000 or more American Negroes are engaged / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Bar graph shows number of African Americans in various occupations. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the American Sectio... More

Arrested John Gumis, Mugshot photograph, England

Arrested John Gumis, Mugshot photograph, England

Name: John Gumis.Arrested for: Larceny.Arrested at: North Shields Police Station.Arrested on: 5 October 1903.Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-21-John Gumis..The Shields Daily News for 5 October 1903 reports... More

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] American Negro newspapers and periodicals.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Diagram shows number of magazines and newspapers published by African Americans. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the Am... More

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