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American Anti-Slavery Society The Anti-Slavery Record. Vol 1, no. 7.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09083 Author/Creator: American Anti-Slavery Society Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlets Date: July 1835 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, printed by S. W. Benedict & Co. With images of a schoolhouse and slave children being whipped, asks, "Which of these systems of education shall we hand down to posterity."


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Education Children and Family, Slavery, Reform Movement, Abolition, African American History, American Anti-Slavery Society

Sub Era: Age of Jackson