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Hammond, B.F. (fl. 1897) Afro-American Monument

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08941 Author/Creator: Hammond, B.F. (fl. 1897) Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Print Date: 1897 Pagination: 1 p. ; 75.5 x 60.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Oil process chromo-lithographic poster. A picture of an angel putting her hand on the head of a slave, surrounded by nine vignettes depicting scenes from slavery to results of emancipation. Includes pictures of Booker T. Washington and Frederick Douglass, the death of Crispus Attucks, the initial arrival of African slaves in 1619, and Abraham Lincoln "breaking the chain of bondage," among other scenes. There is also related statistical information.

People: Hammond, B.F., fl. 1897
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Attucks, Crispus, 1723-1770
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Progressive EraAfrican American HistorySlaveryEmancipation ProclamationReconstructionEmancipationRevolutionary WarBoston MassacreAfrican American TroopsSlave TradeImmigration and MigrationAfricaPresident

Sub Era: African Americans and Emancipation

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