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Sale of ... slaves in the rotunda, New Orleans

Sale of ... slaves in the rotunda, New Orleans. Engraving by J. M . Starling in James S. Buckingham , The slave states of America, 1842, after W. H. Brooke.
Reproduction number:
LC-USZ62-8386

The fugitive's song. (Music cover)

The fugitive's song. (Music cover). Lithograph by E. W. Bouv'e , 1845.
Reproduction number:
LC-USZ62-7823

Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law

Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law. Lithograph by Off & Bloedel, 1850.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-4550 (color film copy transparency)

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman. (Full length). Photograph
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-7816

The resurrection of Henry Box Brown at Philadelphia

The resurrection of Henry Box Brown at Philadelphia, who escaped from Richmond, Va. In a box 3 feet long, 21/2 deep and 2 ft. wide. Lithograph, 1850.
Reproduction number: LC-USZC4-4659 (color film copy transparency)

Slavery as it exists in America; Slavery as it exists in England

Slavery as it exists in America; Slavery as it exists in England. (Cartoon). Lithograph by J. Haven, 1850.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-1285

A slave auction at the south

A slave auction at the south. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, July 13, 1861, after Theo. R. Davis.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2582

Slaves concealing their master from a search party

[Slaves concealing their master from a search party.] Etching in Adalbert J. Volck [Confederate war etchings].
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-137

 

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