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A preamble and resolutions in relation to the persons denominated "Abolitionists" ... Approved. February 27, 1836. [n. p. 1836].

A preamble and resolutions in relation to the persons denominated "Abo...

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 85, Folder 5c.

The disappointed abolitionists

The disappointed abolitionists

Three men at left, one saying, "Verily friend Darg since we have returned thee thy money, I claim the reward of $1000 - Brother Barney Corse was merely my agent, verily!" Another "Yea verily I was but thy instr... More

[Frederick Douglass, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Frederick Douglass, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

Date and photographer information from: Picturing Frederick Douglass / John Stauffer. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2015, p. 185.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' party attacking the insurgents - view of the railroad bridge, the engine-house, and the village / from a sketch by our special artist.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - the battle ground - Captain Alberts' par...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 358.

Expulsion of Negroes and abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston, Massachusetts, on December 3, 1860

Expulsion of Negroes and abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston, Ma...

Illus. in Harper's weekly, Dec. 15, 1860, p. 788.

Journalist and abolitionist Horace Greeley wearing hat

Journalist and abolitionist Horace Greeley wearing hat

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Purchased from: Medhurst & Co., North Liberty, Iowa, January 2016. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collect... More

Old John Brown's career illustrated

Old John Brown's career illustrated

Print shows five vignettes from the violent life of abolitionist John Brown, three related to "doing his Kansas work" and the fourth "commencing his Virginia work"; the fifth vignette, at center, labeled "The t... More

I'm not to blame for being white, sir!

I'm not to blame for being white, sir!

Massachusetts senator and prominent antislavery advocate Charles Sumner is attacked here. The artist questions his sincerity as a humanitarian as he shows him dispensing a few coins to a black child on the stre... More

An abolition traitor. There are traitors in the North as well as in the South, and there are abolitionists in the South as well as in the North ... Will the workingmen of the Union help them any longer? [Signed] A Democratic workingman. New York

An abolition traitor. There are traitors in the North as well as in th...

Civil war- draft riots.; On verso, Copy 1: 11031.02. On recto, Copy 3: 20859i 14; Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 du... More

Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes

Another venomous attack on the Lincoln administration by the artist of "The Commander-in-Chief Conciliating the Soldier's Votes, no. 1864-31," and "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," (no. 1864-3... More

Your friend John Brown - "his soul is marching on" enlarged and painted by J.W. Dodge, from the original picture taken from life

Your friend John Brown - "his soul is marching on" enlarged and painte...

Photograph shows reproduction of painting by J.W. Dodge, possibly John Wood Dodge, of abolitionist John Brown standing with hands in pockets. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP... More

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

African American abolitionist.

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

African American abolitionist. Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Fred. Douglas 12 [crossed out]30219, [crossed out] 313. Credit line: Brady... More

H.B. Stowe From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of the publishers

H.B. Stowe From the original painting by Chappel in the possession of ...

Engraving shows portrait of author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Purchased from: Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas... More

[Author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe] / Howell, 867 & 869 B'way.

[Author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe] / Howell, 867 & 869 B'...

Title devised by Library staff. Notation on verso: "Mrs. H.B. Stowe." Label on verso: "From E.B. Fay, dealer in photographs, 100 Nassau St." Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072)... More

What I know about raising the devil

What I know about raising the devil

Horace Greeley's famous and widely ridiculed 1871 pamphlet "What I Know of Farming" provided the pretext for the title here. With the tail and cloven hoof of a devil Greeley (center) leads a small band of Liber... More

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people of Washington, headed by Frederick Douglass, viewing the remains Sketched by Joseph Becker

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people o...

Illustration shows the body of Senator Charles Sumner lying in state in the U.S. Capitol. Other illustrations on the same page show Mate Brady, a hero of the "Atlantic" disaster...; Bertie Winkler, the Virginia... More

Marshall's Beecher

Marshall's Beecher

13212 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people of Washington, headed by Frederick Douglass, viewing the remains / Sketched by Joseph Becker.

The late Senator Sumner. Ceremonies in the Capitol -- colored people o...

Illustration shows the body of Senator Charles Sumner lying in state in the U.S. Capitol. Other illustrations on the same page show Mate Brady, a hero of the "Atlantic" disaster...; Bertie Winkler, the Virginia... More

Washington, D.C.--the new administration--colored citizens paying their respects to Marshall Frederick Douglass, in his office at the city hall / sketched by our special artist.

Washington, D.C.--the new administration--colored citizens paying thei...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1877 April 7, p. 85. Reference copy in BIOG. FILE.

Frederick Douglass C.F. Conly Photographer, 465 Washington St., Boston

Frederick Douglass C.F. Conly Photographer, 465 Washington St., Boston

Photograph shows reproduction of portrait by George Kendall Warren taken in 1876. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2017:171, formerly deposit D072) Forms part of: Liljenquist... More

John Brown

John Brown

5071 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2... More

Soldiers and prisoner T. Hovenden 1884 ; Fredk. Juengling sc. N.Y. '84

Soldiers and prisoner T. Hovenden 1884 ; Fredk. Juengling sc. N.Y. '84

Print shows John Brown leaving a jail on the way to his execution by hanging; he stops on the steps to kiss an African American infant. A delegation of sheriff and deputies follow him and the way is lined with ... More

Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher

14753 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

John G. Whittier

John G. Whittier

60907 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-... More

Horace Mann

Horace Mann

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Elson Co. Inc., copyrig... More

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the committee of the Legislature of Massachusetts, on the fourth and eighth of March, showing why there should be no penal laws enacted, and no condemnatory resolutions passed by the legislature, respecting abolitionitssic and anti-slavery societies

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the comm...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Letter of Gerrit Smith, to Hon. Henry Clay

Letter of Gerrit Smith, to Hon. Henry Clay

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy has inscription in pencil on verso of t.p.: 110490 08. LC copy formerly part of YA Collection: YA 15740. Source: Source unknown.

"The Village Blacksmith," poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1840, published 1841 in Ballads and Other Poems

"The Village Blacksmith," poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1840...

Reproduction number: A109 (color slide; page 1); LC-MSS-92775-1 (B&W negative; page 1) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), college professor and one of America's most famous poets, enjoyed wide acceptance o... More

Abby Kelley Foster / by Hoffy ; from a daguerreotype by R. Douglass Junr.

Abby Kelley Foster / by Hoffy ; from a daguerreotype by R. Douglass Ju...

Print shows Abby Kelley Foster, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Includes a facsimile signature. 186 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1846, by R.... More

Daniel Webster's notes for his speech to the United States Senate favoring the Compromise of 1850, 7 March 1850

Daniel Webster's notes for his speech to the United States Senate favo...

Reproduction number: A82 (color slide); LC-MSS-44925-2 (B&W negative) Daniel Webster (1782-1852), United States senator from Massachusetts, rose on 7 March 1850 to support a complex series of statutes introduce... More

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