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Various The James Basker and Angela Vallot Family Archive

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791 Author/Creator: Various Place Written: s.l. Type: Header Record Date: 1781-1864 Pagination: 35 items

Summary of Content: A collection of material related to abolition in the Unites states as well as in England. Contains engravings, and newspapers.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: AbolitionAdvertisingAfricaAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansAmerican Anti-Slavery SocietyAmerican Anti-Slavery Society MemberArt, Music, Theater, and FilmAutomobileBankingCivil WarConfederate Generalor LeaderCongressCrimeElectionEmancipationEnglandEnslaved peopleFarm WorkFashionFreemenFriendshipFuneralsGermanyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsLand TransactionLawLegislationLegislative BodiesNew YorkOld IronsidesPhilanthropistsPoetryPoliticiansPoliticsPresidentRunaway SlaveShipsSlave RebellionSlave SaleSlave TradeSlaverySoldiers and CiviliansTelegraphTradeUnderground RailroadWar FinanceWomen's History

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