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Unknown Black men and women assembled outside large house. [1860's ca.]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0550 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: 1860's ca. Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: The image shows a large house with a fence leading off from either side. Most of the men seem to be on the left, while the women are in a group on the right. Two men stand in the foreground, one on each side, facing each other. The man on the right carries a book. There are two more people on the porch of the house and two leaning out a second story window. Inscription on verso is illegible. Rips in the image have been repaired with tape. Numeric notation on verso: "no 9."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesWomen's HistoryContrabandsFreemenAfrican American History

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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