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Topic: negro

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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.

Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!

Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!

Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides, parodying black manners, illiteracy, and dialect. (See no. 1819-2.) The text describes, in the words of a "letter from Phillis to her sister in the country," a ... more

100 dollars reward. Ran away from the subscriber, living near Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, on the night of the 4th instant two negro men Robert & Lewis ... John Lock. October 6, 1834. Charlestown: Printed at the Virginia Free Press O

100 dollars reward. Ran away from the subscriber, living near Charlest...

Title.; Reward. 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 186, Folder 26.

Ginger blue, a popular Negro melody, composed & sung by Mr. R.W. Pelham / Fleetwood lith.

Ginger blue, a popular Negro melody, composed & sung by Mr. R.W. Pelha...

Music cover showing boy dancing in dilapidated room, with kettle in fireplace.

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, the 30th of Sepember, five Negro slaves

$200 Reward. Ranaway from the subscriber, on the night of Thursday, th...

Reward offered by Wm. Russell for apprehension of the slaves, St. Louis, 1 Oct. 1847.

Dandy Jim, from Carolina; a popular Negro melody, as sung by B. Williams / /Lith. of Endicott.

Dandy Jim, from Carolina; a popular Negro melody, as sung by B. Willia...

Music cover showing man looking at himself in mirror.

[Fig. 1 Greenland seal-hunting; fig. 2 Brazilian Indians bird-shooting; fig. 3 attack by Guaycouros horseman (Brazil); fig. 4 cattle-hunting on the Pampas (Brazil); fig. 5 Negro dances at Sao Palo [Brazil]; fig. 6 South Patagonian huts and graves]

[Fig. 1 Greenland seal-hunting; fig. 2 Brazilian Indians bird-shooting...

Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, (1851) v. 1, plate 35. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Patagonia; Dwellings; Seals; Brazil; Greenland; Ind. of S. ... more

Negro expulsion from railway car, Philadelphia

Negro expulsion from railway car, Philadelphia

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1856 Sept. 27, p. 314. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422 D. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The New Democratic Doctrine. Slavery not to be confined to the Negro race, but to be made the universal condition of the Laboring classes of Society. 1856.

The New Democratic Doctrine. Slavery not to be confined to the Negro r...

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 233, Folder 19d.

Street and Negro quarters, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C. / Photographed by Hubbard & Mix, Beaufort, S.C.

Street and Negro quarters, Retreat Plantation, Port Royal Island, S.C....

Stereograph shows African Americans, possibly slaves, standing alongside dirt road lined with wooden houses.

Negro slaves 1862 Edisto Island, S.C. (plantation of James Hopkinson)

Negro slaves 1862 Edisto Island, S.C. (plantation of James Hopkinson)

Photo shows a group of African American slaves posed around a horse-drawn cart, with a building in the background, at the Cassina Point plantation of James Hopkinson on Edisto Island, South Carolina.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Drayton's negro quarters, Hilton Head, S.C.

Photograph shows soldiers and slaves in front of the slave quarters on Drayton's plantation.

Seabrook's negro quarters

Seabrook's negro quarters

Photograph shows an aerial view of the slave quarters at Seabrook's Plantation.

Rebel Negro pickets as seen through a field-glass

Rebel Negro pickets as seen through a field-glass

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Jan. 10.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the levee road below New Orleans / from a sketch by our special artist, F.B. Schell.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the leve...

Illustration showing a guard with a lantern checking the passes of African American men traveling on a levee road at night. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 406 (1863... more

The Freedman's Bureau! An agency to keep the Negro in idleness at the expense of the white man. Twice vetoed by the President, and made a lawy by Congress.  Support Congress & you support the Negro Sustain the President & you protect the white man

The Freedman's Bureau! An agency to keep the Negro in idleness at the ...

One in a series of racist posters attacking Radical Republicans on the issue of black suffrage, issued during the Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1866. (See also "The Constitutional Amendment!," no. 186... more

Savannah, Ga., early Negro life

Savannah, Ga., early Negro life

Photo shows a log cabin with two African American men seated outside and an African American woman standing in the doorway of a slave or sharecropper dwelling.

Picking cotton, Savannah, Ga., early Negro life

Picking cotton, Savannah, Ga., early Negro life

Photo shows a group of six African American men and women posed picking cotton in a field.

Ox team, early Negro life

Ox team, early Negro life

Photo shows an African American man sitting on an ox cart, facing right, holding the reins in his left hand, posed on the edge of a commercial street in Savannah, Georgia.

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast.  New and becoming styles of head-dressing.

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast. Ne...

Illustration showing at top of page, several men at a polling place where an African American man places his ballot in the box for "Re[publ]ican Mayor Welch" which is next to the empty ballot box for "The White... more

Negro incense burner in Peru

Negro incense burner in Peru

Photograph shows portrait of young, well dressed black woman holding an ornate handled plate with an incense burner shaped like a turkey.

Republicans! Democrats! A word with you about negro suffrage ... [Signed] Oliver Ellsworth. [1869?].

Republicans! Democrats! A word with you about negro suffrage ... [Sign...

Title.; Negro suffrage. 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 9, Folder 17.

Murder of a Negro at Mrs. Carter's house

Murder of a Negro at Mrs. Carter's house

White men beating an African American man, Patenburg, New Jersey.

A Negro camp meeting in the South

A Negro camp meeting in the South

Wood engraving by Sol Eytinge, Jr. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 16, (1872 August 10), p. 620. Ref. copy in Lot 4400-A. This copy negative shows tear on original page. Use: LC-USZ62-38789 (earlier copy of sam... more

The sunny South--a negro revival meeting--a seeker "getting religion" / W.L. Sheppard del.

The sunny South--a negro revival meeting--a seeker "getting religion" ...

Woman lying on floor, surrounded by other people, in revival meeting, Virginia. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1873 Aug. 9, p. 352.

Shall we call home our troops? "We intend to beat the negro in the battle of life & defeat means one thing--EXTERMINATION" - Birmingham (Alabama) News

Shall we call home our troops? "We intend to beat the negro in the bat...

Reaction of radical South toward Negro after North does not follow up her promises to the Negro. Wood engraving by C.S.R. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1875 Jan. 9. Ref. copy may be in LOT 4422 H. This record con... more

Negro homes at Thomasville, Ga.

Negro homes at Thomasville, Ga.

Photograph shows row of wooden homes with African American families on their porches.

Negro cabin near U.S. Capitol

Negro cabin near U.S. Capitol

Drawing shows a cabin with many room extensions on a slight hill. An African American woman stands on a porch outside the front door. There is a study of a cabin lower left and a sketch of a man below the image.

Negro ox-team, Thomasville, Geo.

Negro ox-team, Thomasville, Geo.

African American boy seated on an ox-drawn cart.

Scene in the Negro quarter, Savannah, Ga. / Geo. Barker.

Scene in the Negro quarter, Savannah, Ga. / Geo. Barker.

Stereograph shows several African-American children standing or sitting along a dirt road. Old wooden houses are in the background.

The Negro
Illustrations of Negro life in Washington, D.C.: Monday morning, or the tender passion

Illustrations of Negro life in Washington, D.C.: Monday morning, or th...

2 African American women during laundry, man standing with walking stick, child peeking from behind sheets, and 2 boys dancing in foregrd.

Illustrations of Negro life in Washington, D.C.: The Colored band
Memphis Exhibit, Negro Building, Atlanta Exposition

Memphis Exhibit, Negro Building, Atlanta Exposition

Four black people: one woman seated looking at photo album(?), one woman standing, men signing paper, another man beside him.

Interior of Negro building, Atlanta Exposition

Interior of Negro building, Atlanta Exposition

Seven black people in Hampton Institute exhibit area, 1895.

Interior of Negro Building, Atlanta Exposition

Interior of Negro Building, Atlanta Exposition

Three women, boy and paintings in foreground.

[D.C. Wash. - White House - Negro boy holding hand of small white girl during Easter egg roll]

[D.C. Wash. - White House - Negro boy holding hand of small white girl...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Negro churches - Presbyterian Church, Wash., D.C

Negro churches - Presbyterian Church, Wash., D.C

Photograph shows former building of 15th Street Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.

Negro homes - Home of Bishop Holsey, Atlanta, Ga.

Negro homes - Home of Bishop Holsey, Atlanta, Ga.

Man on pavement facing couple on porch.

Only Negro store of its kind in the U.S., at 2933 State St., Chicago, Ill.

Only Negro store of its kind in the U.S., at 2933 State St., Chicago, ...

Photo shows three men standing at the entrance to the business establishment of "Chas. F. Gardner Electrician and Locksmith" at 2933 State Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Negro church - African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.

Negro church - African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Reportedly displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Caption card tracings: DC, Wash. Churches; African Americ... more

Negro hotel (Southern Hotel), Washington, D.C.

Negro hotel (Southern Hotel), Washington, D.C.

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Reportedly displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Caption card tracings: DC, Wash. Hotels; Hotels DC, Was... more

Negro homes - home of R.R. Church, Memphis, Tenn. (exterior)

Negro homes - home of R.R. Church, Memphis, Tenn. (exterior)

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Reportedly displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Caption card tracings: Tenn.; PI; African Americans dwel... more

Only Negro store of its kind in the U.S., at 2933 State St., Chicago, Ill.

Only Negro store of its kind in the U.S., at 2933 State St., Chicago, ...

Store of Charles F. Gardner, electrician & locksmith.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Comparative rate of increase of the white and Negro elements of the population of the United States / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Line graph shows comparison of African American to white populations between 1790 and 1890.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America] Number of Negro teachers in the public schools of the United States / / Done by Atlanta University.

[A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the desc...

Bar graph shows number of African Americans teachers from 1886 to 1895.

[The Georgia Negro] Negro property in two cities of Georgia.

[The Georgia Negro] Negro property in two cities of Georgia.

Graphs show number of African American owners and the value of their property in Savannah and Georgia between 1880 and 1899.

[The Georgia Negro] Darien, McIntosh Co., Ga. Distribution of 1000 Negro inhabitants.

[The Georgia Negro] Darien, McIntosh Co., Ga. Distribution of 1000 Neg...

Plat shows the location of residences of different classes of African Americans.