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Topic: abolition

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Abolition of the slave trade, or the man the master

Abolition of the slave trade, or the man the master

Illustration shows the reversal of roles for slaves and slave masters, with former slaves now in the role of the slave master. No known restrictions on publication. Forms part of British Cartoon Prints Collect... more

The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human flesh exemplified in Captn. Kimber's treatment of a young Negro girl of 15 for her virjen (sic) modesty.

The abolition of the slave trade Or the inhumanity of dealers in human...

Print shows sailor on a slave ship suspending an African girl by her ankle from a rope over a pulley. Captain John Kimber stands on the left with a whip in his hand.

The gradual abolition off the slave trade or leaving of sugar by degrees

The gradual abolition off the slave trade or leaving of sugar by degre...

Print shows George III sitting at a table with the Queen and two of his daughters, and the Queen's Keeper of the Robes, Juliana Elizabeth Schwellenbergen holding a bottle of "Brandy", discussing the use of suga... more

Abolition frowned down

Abolition frowned down

A satire on enforcement of the "gag-rule" in the House of Representatives, prohibiting discussion of the question of slavery. Growing antislavery sentiment in the North coincided with increased resentment by so... more

The Republican Standard.

The Republican Standard.

Partly colored broadside in five columns within a colored border of a rail fence. Heading in a large type. No 1745, Vol. 3. T. W. Streeter Collection sale, 1967.

Head quarters, Virginia forces, Staunton, Va. Men of Virginia, to the rescue! Your soil has been invaded by your abolition foes, and we call upon you to rally at once, and drive them back. We want volunteers to march immediately to Grafton and r

Head quarters, Virginia forces, Staunton, Va. Men of Virginia, to the ...

C. S.; On verso: 87 #10. 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 187, Folder 10.

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the November smash-up

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the Novembe...

Lincoln's support of abolition is portrayed here as a liability in his race to the White House against Democratic candidate George B. McClellan. At top a smoothly run train "Union" heads straight for the White... more

Uncle Abe's valentine sent by Columbia; an envelope full of broken chains.

Uncle Abe's valentine sent by Columbia; an envelope full of broken cha...

Some clipped from newspapers. Principal subject matter: The election campaign of 1864.

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by the colored people, in Washington, April 19, 1866 / sketched by F. Dielman.

Celebration of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia by...

Large crowd of African Americans celebrating the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C.

Emancipation Proclamation. Proclamation by the governor / E. Knobel, fec.

Emancipation Proclamation. Proclamation by the governor / E. Knobel, f...

One of two large commemorative prints marking the ordinance issued by Missouri governor Thomas C. Fletcher, proclaiming the immediate emancipation of slaves in that state. The Missouri ordinance was issued on J... more

Emancipation Proclamation. Proclamation by the governor / E. Knobel, fec.

Emancipation Proclamation. Proclamation by the governor / E. Knobel, f...

One of two large commemorative prints marking the ordinance issued by Missouri governor Thomas C. Fletcher, proclaiming the immediate emancipation of slaves in that state. The Missouri ordinance was issued on J... more