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"Balaso [xylophone] and instrument of the Negroes; the sticks; a Brazil cherry

"Balaso [xylophone] and instrument of the Negroes; the sticks; a Brazi...

Illus. in: Francois Froger, A Relation of a voyage made in the years 1695, 1696, 1697. (London, 1698), p. 35. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians of South... more

[Title page of Anthony Benezet, Observations on the Inslaving, importing and purchasing of Negroes; ... extracted from ... the Yearly-meeting of ... Quakers, 1760]

[Title page of Anthony Benezet, Observations on the Inslaving, importi...

Illus. in: Anthony Benezet, Observations on the Inslaving, importing and purchasing of Negroes; ... extracted from ... the Yearly-meeting of ... Quakers. Germantown, 1760, title page. Reference copy may be in L... more

A return of the number of inhabitants in the State of Connecticut, February 1, 1782; and also of the Indians and negroes. [s. l.]

A return of the number of inhabitants in the State of Connecticut, Feb...

Positive Photostat.; Census.; Not in Evans. 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 3, Folder 63.

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor, "unrequivocally in favor of the President's policy proclamation, arming of negroes, and all." and the next morning the Missouri Democrat joyfully declared that "St. Louis is

The progress of freedom. On the 6th of April St. Louis elected a mayor...

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 71, Folder 23.

Land, negroes, stock, &c. for sale ... W. H. Barksdale, Haw-Branch, Amelia, Nov. 6, 1827.

Land, negroes, stock, &c. for sale ... W. H. Barksdale, Haw-Branch, Am...

Auction.; Imprint 2.; On verso: 135.47 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 6.

Negroes de carro ; Barque Brésilienne faite avec un cuir de boeuf

Negroes de carro ; Barque Brésilienne faite avec un cuir de boeuf

Ilustrations show Black laborers hauling loaded cart on street and a small boat towed by man in water. Lithograph by Thierry freres. Illus. in: Jean Debret. Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil... Paris, ... more

Slavery abolished by the laws of nature!!! Negroes not of the same species with white men!!! The mulatto race will soon cease to exist!! [Regarding course of lectures in aid of the abolition of slavery in the United States to be given by Robert

Slavery abolished by the laws of nature!!! Negroes not of the same spe...

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 155, Folder 24.

Negro dance on a Cuban plantation Coolies and Negroes ; Farm scene near Havana

Negro dance on a Cuban plantation Coolies and Negroes ; Farm scene nea...

Three illustrations show laborers from Africa and China dancing, interacting, and working on a farm in Cuba. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. III, no. 109 (1859 January 29), p. 73.

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.

Free Negroes in the North (from Confederate War Etchings)

Free Negroes in the North (from Confederate War Etchings)

Adalbert John Volck (American (born Germany), Augsburg 1828–1912 Baltimore, Maryland)

Free Negroes in Hayti (from Confederate War Etchings)

Free Negroes in Hayti (from Confederate War Etchings)

Adalbert John Volck (American (born Germany), Augsburg 1828–1912 Baltimore, Maryland)

Negroes driven south by the Rebel officers

Negroes driven south by the Rebel officers

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1862 Nov. 8, pp. 712-713.

Proposition to the president to employ the emancipated negroes at Port Royal ... Springfield, Vt. January 27th, 1863.

Proposition to the president to employ the emancipated negroes at Port...

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 177, Folder 37.

Gen. Hunter and the negroes .... [New-York, 1863.

Gen. Hunter and the negroes .... [New-York, 1863.

On verso: 10; MC# 09-82-038.217; {partial stamp} 61503. 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; Por... more

The emancipation of the negroes, January, 1863 - The past and the future / Drawn by Mr. Thomas Nast.

The emancipation of the negroes, January, 1863 - The past and the futu...

Below rays of "Emancipation," a scene of African Americans enjoying a comfortable home life is flanked by scenes of the past, including the selling and abuse of slaves, and scenes of the future, including educa... more

The war in the southwest - Adjutant-General Thomas addressing the Negroes in Louisiana on the duties of freedom / from photograph.

The war in the southwest - Adjutant-General Thomas addressing the Negr...

Print shows a large crowd of African American men, women, and children, some wearing military uniforms, listening to Adjutant-General Lorenzo Thomas speak "on the duties and responsibilities of freedom."

The effects of the proclamation - freed Negroes coming into our lines at Newbern, North Carolina

The effects of the proclamation - freed Negroes coming into our lines ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Feb. 21, p. 116.

Free Negroes in the North

Free Negroes in the North

Satire on the degraded condition of free blacks in the northern United States. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 26.

Free Negroes in Hayti

Free Negroes in Hayti

Satire on the savage condition of blacks in Haiti as cannibals who sacrifice children. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 27.

Governor Cummings. Reply to his letter in the "Press of November 8 -  Review of his "Performances" first as the Negroes' Moses, and next as the Copperheads Aaron He wants to save his bread and butter.

Governor Cummings. Reply to his letter in the "Press of November 8 - ...

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 2, Folder 40a. Copy scanned: 2

Negroes hiding in the swamps of Louisiana / Sheppard del. ; J.L. Langridge sc.

Negroes hiding in the swamps of Louisiana / Sheppard del. ; J.L. Langr...

African Americans by a camp fire under lean-to. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1873 May 10, p. 396.

"Halt!" "This is not the way 'to repress corruption and to initiate the Negroes into the ways of honest and orderly government.'" / Th. Nast.

"Halt!" "This is not the way 'to repress corruption and to initiate th...

Illustration related to the story "Louisiana and the rule of terror. A female figure of Justice swinging sword of Law into ranks of White Men's League, who are standing on body of African American man. Illus. i... more

[Two Negroes leaning over a log] / O. Pierre Havens, (successor to Wilson & Havens,) photographer, 143 Broughton Street, Savannah, Ga.

[Two Negroes leaning over a log] / O. Pierre Havens, (successor to Wil...

Stereograph shows two African American boys leaning on a log and staring into space. 7052 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from copyright records.

Virginia - a family of Negroes, who do not favor the exodus, returning from a purchasing trip to New Market / from a sketch by Joseph Becker.

Virginia - a family of Negroes, who do not favor the exodus, returning...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 48, 1879 May 10, p. 153. Title transcribed from item.

North Carolina - The Political Campaign - Colored Voters from the Interior Journeying to the Polling Stations [Republican Negroes on wagon and Democratic Negroes on foot taunting each other]

North Carolina - The Political Campaign - Colored Voters from the Inte...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving from a sketch by Joseph Becker. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 51, no. 1311 (1880 Nov. 13), p. 165. Reference cop... more

[Negroes playing chess, Algiers, Algeria]

[Negroes playing chess, Algiers, Algeria]

Title from the Detroit Photographic Co., catalogue F scenic, architectural, and marine views, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, c1899. Print no. "16429". Forms part of: Views of people and sites in... 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] Mortality of American Negroes.

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

Bar graph shows mortality rates of African Americans in Philadelphia and the United States. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibi... 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] Pauperism among American Negroes.

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

Diagram shows number of African American almshouse residents. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at t... more

[The Georgia Negro] Age distribution of Georgia Negroes compared with France.

[The Georgia Negro] Age distribution of Georgia Negroes compared with ...

Bar graph shows percentage of population by age of African Americans in Georgia compared to the French. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the ... 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

[The Georgia Negro] Acres of land owned by Negroes in Georgia.

[The Georgia Negro] Acres of land owned by Negroes in Georgia.

Bar graph shows the amount of land owned by African Americans in Georgia from 1874 to 1899. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Sec... 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] Proportion of Negroes in the total population of the United States / / Done by Atlanta University.

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

Maps show percentages of African Americans in the United States between 1800 and 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of ... more

[The Georgia Negro] Land owned by Negroes in Georgia, U.S.A. 1870-1900.

[The Georgia Negro] Land owned by Negroes in Georgia, U.S.A. 1870-1900...

Diagram shows map of Georgia with colors to mark the number of acres of land owned by African Americans in each county. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro... 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] Crime among American Negroes.

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

Bar graph shows number of African American prisoners in jails and the types of crimes they committed. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Ne... 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 American Negroes are engaged / / Done by Atlanta University.

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

Bar graph shows percentage of African Americans in various occupations by sex. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the Amer... more

[The Georgia Negro] Assessed value of household and kitchen furniture owned by Georgia Negroes.

[The Georgia Negro] Assessed value of household and kitchen furniture ...

Circular bar graph shows value of furniture between 1875 and 1899.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Proportion of whites and Negroes in the different classes of occupation in the United States / / Done by Atlanta University.

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

Circle graph shows comparison of African Americans in various occupations to whites. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of th... more

[Civil war soldiers marching, followed by Negroes]

[Civil war soldiers marching, followed by Negroes]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0109). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Proportion of freemen and slaves among American Negroes.

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

Line graph shows percentage of African Americans in slavery between 1790 and 1870. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the ... more

[The Georgia Negro] Slaves and free Negroes.

[The Georgia Negro] Slaves and free Negroes.

Graph shows percentage of enslaved African Americans compared to free African Americans from 1790 to 1870. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of t... more

[The Georgia Negro] Assessed valuation of of all taxable property owned by Georgia Negroes.

[The Georgia Negro] Assessed valuation of of all taxable property owne...

Diagram shows value of taxable property owned by African Americans in Georgia between 1875 and 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the Ame... 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] Distribution of Negroes in the United States.

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

Map shows African American population distribution. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris E... 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] Illiteracy of the American Negroes compared with that of other nations.

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

Bar graph shows illiteracy rate of African Americans compared to illiteracy rates in eight European countries and Russia. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University... 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] City and rural population among American Negroes in the former slave states.

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

Line graph shows percentage of African Americans in rural and urban environments between 1860 and 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the ... more

[The Georgia Negro] Valuation of town and city property owned by Georgia Negroes.

[The Georgia Negro] Valuation of town and city property owned by Georg...

Graph shows increases and decreases of property owned by African Americans in Georgia between 1870 and 1900.

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations of Georgia Negroes. Males over 10.

[The Georgia Negro] Occupations of Georgia Negroes. Males over 10.

Bar graph shows number of males in various occupations in 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris Exposition... more

[The Georgia Negro] Migration of Negroes. 1890.

[The Georgia Negro] Migration of Negroes. 1890.

Diagram shows two maps of the United States, one showing state in which African Americans born in Georgia reside in 1890 and the other showing where African Americans living in Georgia in 1890 were born. Title ... 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] Assessed value of property owned by Negroes in three states of the United States.

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

Diagram shows value of property owned by African Americans in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Conjugal condition of American Negroes according to age periods.

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

Line graph shows percentage of African American men and women who are single, married, or widowed by age. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for 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] Religion of American Negroes.

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

Bar graph shows number of African Americans practicing various Christian religions.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] The rise of the Negroes from slavery to freedom in one generation.

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

Bar graph shows percentage of African Americans in slavery in 1860 and percentage of African Americans who owned property in 1890. Title from LOT 11931, no. 37; part title from item. Chart prepared by Atlanta U... more

[The Georgia Negro] Value of land owned by Georgia Negroes.

[The Georgia Negro] Value of land owned by Georgia Negroes.

Diagram shows the value of land owned by African Americans in Georgia from 1875 to 1899. Title from LOT 11931, no. 1; part title from item. Chart prepared by Du Bois for the Negro Exhibit of the American Sectio... more

Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch man-of-war, 1619

Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch man-of-war, 1619

20 slaves sold to colonists. Reproduction of painting (?). Illus. in Harper's Monthly Mag., v. 102, 1901 Jan., p. 172. Reference photographic copy available in 4422-A-1. This record contains unverified, old dat... more

Negroes, Asbury

Negroes, Asbury

Photograph shows African Americans in the water at the beach at Asbury Park, New Jersey.

NEGROES. NEGRO LIFE IN WASHINGTON

NEGROES. NEGRO LIFE IN WASHINGTON

Title and date from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.g... more

Seen sic in Canning factory showing a 7-year old girl who shucks 3 pots of oysters a day. She works regularly, and her 6-year old brother who helps some. Also a 11-year old boy who does six pots a day. Several others here under 12 years, but there were more last month. Mostly negro workers. The boss said, "We keep only enough whites so we can control the negroes and keep them agoing!" Lowden Canning Co. Location: Bluffton, South Carolina

Seen sic in Canning factory showing a 7-year old girl who shucks 3 pot...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 3295. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

A crowd of negro oyster shuckers. On the Atlantic Coast the negroes are employed more than the whites, but they do not work the little ones so much. Varn & Platt Canning Co. Location: Bluffton, South Carolina

A crowd of negro oyster shuckers. On the Atlantic Coast the negroes ar...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 3307. Year not recorded on caption card; 1913 based on cards for photographs with neighboring numbers taken i... more

Scene in canning factory showing a 7-year old girl who shucks 3 pots of oysters a day, and works regularly, and her 6-year old brother who helps some. Also a 11-year old boy who does six pots a day. Several others here under 12 years, but there were more last month. Mostly negro workers. The boss said "We keep only enough whites so we can control the negroes and keep them agoing." Lowden Canning Co. Location: Bluffton, South Carolina

Scene in canning factory showing a 7-year old girl who shucks 3 pots o...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Canneries. Hine no. 3294. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Div... more

Group of Negroes picking cotton

Group of Negroes picking cotton

Photograph shows overseer on horseback watching African Americans picking cotton. Title based on note from National Archives through Dept. of Agriculture 6/8/28. Title from item.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Washington DC photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of W...

This image is one of the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937). The photographs of the Farm Se... more