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Location of Careysburgh, La. /

Location of Careysburgh, La. /

Relief shown by hachures. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

North west part of Montserrado County, Liberia : in ten mile squares.

North west part of Montserrado County, Liberia : in ten mile squares.

Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society. Sheets taped together to form irregular shape. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Currency
[Town plan for Mesurado, Liberia]

[Town plan for Mesurado, Liberia]

American Colonization Society Papers. Published in: The African-American mosaic, a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture / Debra Newman Ham, ed. Washington, D.C. : Librar... more

Map of the West Coast of Africa from Sierra Leone to Cape Palmas, including the colony of Liberia /

Map of the West Coast of Africa from Sierra Leone to Cape Palmas, incl...

Relief shown pictorially. Copy 1 Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text an... more

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 June 26

Letter from Elizur Wright, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1834 Jun...

Elizur Wright Jr. writes to Amos A. Phelps regarding a draft to be honored by him from Mr. Gren. He writes that James Temple a "col. missionary from Liberia has just left my office. He goes beyond Brown in his ... more

Native village

Native village

View of village showing traditional dwellings. Title transcribed from item. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Collection (Library of Congress).

Liberia and its vicinity.

Liberia and its vicinity.

Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Easter card--Cape Mount--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missionary Box Association of the Protestant Episcopal Church

Easter card--Cape Mount--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missiona...

Easter card showing Cape Mount, an island in Liberia. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Collection (Library of Congress).

Harper

Harper

Drawing showing a small boat in the water off the coast of Cape Palmas, looking toward Harper, Liberia.

Hon. & Rev. B.R. Wilson of Monrovia, Liberia, died Oct. 9, 1864 / Photographed by S.W. Truesdell, Kenosha, Wis.

Hon. & Rev. B.R. Wilson of Monrovia, Liberia, died Oct. 9, 1864 / Phot...

Photograph shows portrait of B.R. Wilson, Methodist missionary to Liberia. Title from item.

Cape Palmas / D. McClelland, sc.

Cape Palmas / D. McClelland, sc.

Cape Palmas, Liberia. Forms part of: American Colonization Society Collection (Library of Congress).

President Robert's house, Monrovia / Wagner & McGuigan's Lith. Phil.

President Robert's house, Monrovia / Wagner & McGuigan's Lith. Phil.

President Joseph J. Roberts' house, Monrovia, Liberia.

Map of Liberia

Map of Liberia

Besides escaping to the North, another alternative for freed slaves was “colonization“ or resettlement in Africa. Several organizations were founded to encourage and assist with this relocation, but this was no... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Copy 1; Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Inset: Vicinity of Monrovia / surveyed by J... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Copy one annotated with place names in pencil. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in pencil to change statement of responsibility to "by the American Colonization Society," and to add place names. Gift; 1968; American Colonizatio... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in col. inks to emphasize Junk River, Cestos River, Sestor's Town and River, and River San Pedro. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Availa... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in red ink to show additional place names, rivers, and boundaries. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of... more

Republic of Liberia /

Republic of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Liberian coastal area. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Mo... more

Maryland in Liberia /

Maryland in Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Cape Palmas. Vault Four copies.

Republic of Liberia /

Republic of Liberia /

Shows Liberian coastal area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Mo... more

Steam or other communication with Liberia. An adjourned meeting to aid this object will be held this evening in the 4 1-2 street Church ... when the Hon. Judge Wayne will preside and addresses be made by several distinguished gentlemen ... All w

Steam or other communication with Liberia. An adjourned meeting to aid...

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 201, Folder 27.

Bassua Liberia / R.K.G.

Bassua Liberia / R.K.G.

View with two sailboats on water in foreground, and buildings in background. Annotations identify scale, Sugarloaf Mt., and Saddleback Mt.

Fish Town at Bassau, Liberia

Fish Town at Bassau, Liberia

View from across expanse of water showing buildings of Bassau; ship and small boats in the foreground. Attributed to Griffin on strength of similarity to other items in LOT. Forms part of: American Colonization... more

Letter from Mary Grew, Phila[delphia], [Pa.], to Helen Eliza Garrison, June 20th, 1862

Letter from Mary Grew, Phila[delphia], [Pa.], to Helen Eliza Garrison,...

Mary Grew writes to Helen Garrison stating her gladness that William Lloyd Garrison "looks so hopefully on the slave's future", and expresses her belief that full abolition will soon be at hand, with the abolit... more

Sketch of the Careysburg Road, &c. /

Sketch of the Careysburg Road, &c. /

Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed table and notes. Vault

Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes /

Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows Anderson's route from Monrovia to Musardu west of the Saint Paul River. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes /

Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes /

Shows Anderson's route from Monrovia to Musardu west of the Saint Paul River. Relief shown by hachures. Annotated in pencil with notes about elevation and the St. Paul River settlements. Gift; 1968; American Co... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso: Map of Liberia by Am. Col'n Soc'y, Jan'y 1870. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Co... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso: Map of Liberia printed by the Am. Col'n Soc'y in Jan'y 1870. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Includes profile of mounta... more

Map of Liberia /

Map of Liberia /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in black ink and pencil to show additional place names. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress ... more

Yours very truly J.J. Roberts

Yours very truly J.J. Roberts

Print shows Joseph J. Roberts, first president (1848-1856) and seventh president (1872-1876) of Liberia, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left; includes facsimile signature. Title from item. Forms part of: P... more

Christmas card--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missionary Box Association of the Protestant Episcopal Church

Christmas card--A gift to the members of the Foreign Missionary Box As...

Thatched roof buildings inside wooden fence in foreground, church, and houses in background, Cavalla, Liberia.

[David A. Day, missionary in Liberia, bust portrait, facing right]

[David A. Day, missionary in Liberia, bust portrait, facing right]

On mount: W.L. Cover, 754 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD. Title devised by Library staff.

Ashmun Street, Monrovia [Liberia]

Ashmun Street, Monrovia [Liberia]

Ashmun Street with houses and a church, Monrovia, Liberia. American Colonization Society Collection. A souvenir photograph produced by the Liberian Art Publishing Co. for distribution at the 1893 World's Columb... more

Liberian College, Monrovia

Liberian College, Monrovia

Photograph shows male students posed on the balconies of Liberian College, Monrovia, Liberia. Title from item. Printed on back of mount: Exhibit, World's Fair, Chicago, Ill., U.S.A., 1893. Forms part of: Americ... more

A coffee farm, Clay-Ashland [Liberia]

A coffee farm, Clay-Ashland [Liberia]

Field of coffee at plantation in Liberia. American Colonization Society Collection. A souvenir photograph produced by the Liberian Art Publishing Co. for distribution at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in... more

[Mrs. James Cheeseman, wife of the president of Liberia, full-length portrait, standing, facing left]

[Mrs. James Cheeseman, wife of the president of Liberia, full-length p...

American Colonization Society Collection. A souvenir photograph produced by the Liberian Art Publishing Co. for distribution at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Ill. No. 41.

Liberia from "Nine Years at the Gold Coast"

Liberia from "Nine Years at the Gold Coast"

This image has been taken from scan 000269 from "Nine Years at the Gold Coast". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream.

[C.B.D. King, delegate to peace conference, from Liberia, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[C.B.D. King, delegate to peace conference, from Liberia, head-and-sho...

J235222 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Harris & Ewing.

U.S. forces establish bases in Liberia. Members of the U.S. Army Engineers Corps stationed in Liberia set out in a tropical drizzle to begin their day's work. Chiefly composed of Negro units, the U.S. forces are stationed in the African Negro Republic at the suggestion of the Liberian government which requested assistance in guaranteeing its security and independence. Liberia was originally founded in 1821 by Negro freedman under American auspices. The U.S. troops are constructing brdiges, improving roads, building air bases and strengthening fortifications throughout the country

U.S. forces establish bases in Liberia. Members of the U.S. Army Engin...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. forces establish bases in Liberia. Private Napoleon Edward Taylor, first member of the U.S. forces to land in Liberia, steps ashore from a lighter. Chiefly composed of Negro units, the American contingent is building bridges, improving roads, constructing air bases and strengthening fortifications throughout the Liberian Republic, founded in 1821 by Negro freedmen under American auspices. President Edwin Barclay, welcoming the American soldiers, said: "The future of Liberia is inextricably bound up in the victory of those nations fighting for the Four Freedoms annouced by Franklin D. Roosevelt"

U.S. forces establish bases in Liberia. Private Napoleon Edward Taylor...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

Allies advance in Libya. At the height of the Allied pursuit of the Axis forces heavy rain fell in the Western Desert turning the sand and dust into mud and flooding low-lying parts. It made things difficult for the Axis, but even more so for the British troops, like these General Grant tanks ploughing through a wet and muddy stretch of road

Allies advance in Libya. At the height of the Allied pursuit of the Ax...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: Official British photo. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictu... more

American troops on way to Liberia, Africa. The American soldiers shown here on the deck of a transport, composed chiefly of Negro units, are headed for Liberia, African Negro Republic, after the U.S. government entered into an defense agreement with Liberia. Air bases are being established for the protection of the country, which was founded in 1821 by Negro freedmen under the auspices of the United States

American troops on way to Liberia, Africa. The American soldiers shown...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. As a U.S. Army transport plows through the Atlantic on its way to Liberia, Africa, the Negro crew of a 37mm anti-aircraft gun holds a shipboard practice session. The soldiers, members of a U.S. Army Engineer's unit, were especially interested in Liberia, a Negro Republic founded by their ancestors whose governmental system is patterned on that of the U.S

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. As a U.S. Army transport plows th...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Aboard a U.S. Army transport bound for Liberia, Africa officers of the Negro troops sit down for a meal. Left to right around the table; Lieutenant Abner R. Branch, oral surgeon; Captain Harsba F. Buoyer, war vetern and distinguished doctor; Captain W.D. Nabors; Warrant Officer Brice; Lieutenant Henderson, pathologist and tropical medicine expert; Edgar Rouezeau, correspondent of the Pittsburg Courier; Lieutenant Ned Manley, orthopedic surgeon and professor at Howard University , famous Negro institution, before entering the service; and Lieutenant Goldsberry, physician and holder of a master's degree in public health from Harvard University

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Aboard a U.S. Army transport boun...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. forces establish bases in Liberia. These American soldiers stationed in Liberia, Africa, are guarding a dock where supplies are being unloaded. The thatched hut in the background is a repair shop. Chiefly Negro units, the American forces are constructing bridges, improving roads, building air bases and strengthening fortification in this vital sector. The Liberian Republic was founded in 1821 by Negro freedmen under American auspices

U.S. forces establish bases in Liberia. These American soldiers statio...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Captain W.D. Nabors stands on the bridge of a transport bearing a U.S. Army Engineer detachment made up chiefly of Negroes of Liberia, Africa. Captain Nabors served in the cavalry as a trooper, attended Officer Training School in 1917, served in France in 1918 and then spent five years as a member of the American military mission to Liberia, part of the time as commandant of the Liberian Frontier Force. Later, in 1936 he became senior instructor and military advisor to this force until his recall by the U.S. Army

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Captain W.D. Nabors stands on the...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Negro members of an American Army engineer's unit, on a transport bound for Liberia, Africa, take their daily setting up exercises on deck. The men are wearing a new light type of life preserver which allows freer movement than the older bulkier type formerly used

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Negro members of an American Army...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Chaplain J.R.C. Pinn conducts a church service on the forward deck of a troop transport carrying a large contingent of U.S. Army engineers to Liberia, Africa, with which the United States has concluded a defense ageement. The Negro troops joined in singing hymns during the service

U.S. Negro troops on way to Liberia. Chaplain J.R.C. Pinn conducts a c...

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches). Annotation in or on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overse... more

With a warm handclasp, President Roosevelt welcomes President Edwin Barclay of Liberia to an American jeep as they begin a review of American Negro troops stationed in the strategic African Republic

With a warm handclasp, President Roosevelt welcomes President Edwin Ba...

Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.... more

President of Liberia Greeted at the White House. His Excellency Edwin Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia and President-elect William V.S. Tubman, were accorded full honors on their arrival at the White House as guests of the United States government. On Wednesday, May 26, 1943. Shown left to right in the official reception room of the White House are, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Edwin Barclay, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, President-elect of Liberia, William V.S. Tubman, and

President of Liberia Greeted at the White House. His Excellency Edwin ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Luncheon for Liberian Presidential party. His Excellency, Edwin Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia, was feted by Negro civic, social, professional and educational leaders Saturday, May 29, 1943 at a luncheon at the Lucy Diggs Slowe Hall in Washington, D.C. Shown (left to right) at the President's table are Frederick Hibbard, State Department; Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, United States Army military aide to President Barclay; W.V.S. Tubman, President-elect of Liberia; President Barclay; Dr. Ennet J. Scott, chairman of the committee on invitation; and Captain Alford Russ, chief of the Liberian frontier forces

Luncheon for Liberian Presidential party. His Excellency, Edwin Barcla...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Luncheon for Liberian president's party. His Excellency, Edwin Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia, was feted by Negro civic, social, professional and educational leaders Saturday, May 29, 1943 at a luncheon at the Lucy Diggs Slowe Hall in Washington, D.C. Shown at the president's table (seated, left to right) are: Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, U.S. Army military aide to President Barclay; W.V.S. Tubman, President-elect of Liberia; President Barclay; Dr. Emmet J. Scott, Chairman of the Committee on Invitation; and Captain Alford Russ, chief of the Liberian frontier force. Standing (left to right) are Stanley Woodward, Frederick Hibbard and Henry S. Villard, State Department; and Walter F. Walker, Liberian Consul General at New York

Luncheon for Liberian president's party. His Excellency, Edwin Barclay...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

President-elect of the Republic of Liberia. The Honorable W.V.S. Tubman, President-lect of the Republic of Liberia is shown at a desk in historic Blair House during the official visit of His Excellency, Edwin Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia on May 30, 1943

President-elect of the Republic of Liberia. The Honorable W.V.S. Tubma...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

President of Liberia honors nation's founder. His Excellency, Edwin M. Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia, paid tribute to this nation's founder Saturday, May 29, 1943 when he journeyed to Mount Vernon, Virginia, to place a wreath on the tomb of George Washington, first President of the United States. President Barclay and W.V.S. Tubman, President-elect of Liberia, are shown in front of the bier

President of Liberia honors nation's founder. His Excellency, Edwin M....

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

HON. EDWIN BARCLAY - PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA

HON. EDWIN BARCLAY - PRESIDENT OF LIBERIA

Honorable Edwin Barclay - with biographical paragraphs. Artworks and Mockups for Cartoons Promoting the War Effort and Original Sketches by Charles Alston

COL. CHARLES YOUNG - WEST POINT GRADUATE, MILITARY ATTACHE TO HAITI, LIBERIA

COL. CHARLES YOUNG - WEST POINT GRADUATE, MILITARY ATTACHE TO HAITI, L...

Colonel Charles Young - with biographical paragraphs. Artworks and Mockups for Cartoons Promoting the War Effort and Original Sketches by Charles Alston

Attended state dinner for the President of Liberia. Cordell Hull, United States Secretary of State, tendered a dinner for His Excellency, Edwin Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia, Thursday, May 27th at the Hotel Carlton in Washington, D.C. Shown leaving the hotel after the dinner are General Benjamin O. Davis, U.S. military aide to President Barclay; Walter S. Walker, Liberian Consul-General in New York; and Captain Alford Russ, Liberian military aide and chief of the frontier forces

Attended state dinner for the President of Liberia. Cordell Hull, Unit...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

President Roosevelt's Liberian visit. President Roosevelt is welcomed to the Firestone rubber plantation during his inspection trip to the Republic of Liberia

President Roosevelt's Liberian visit. President Roosevelt is welcomed ...

Caption card lists some of the printing history of image. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.... more

Edwin Barclay, President of Liberia. His Excellency, Edwin Barclay, President of the Republic of Liberia, is shown at a desk in historic Blair House, Washington, D.C. following a press conference on May 27, 1943

Edwin Barclay, President of Liberia. His Excellency, Edwin Barclay, Pr...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more