African American Image Collection

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AF22. Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD
Langenheim Stereoview, 1859. Possibly the earliest steroview of an African American outdoors.

AF23. "The Irrepressible Conflict," Currier & Ives, 1860
The slave issue is satirized in the 1860 presidential election.

AF24. Nicholas Biddle, First African American casualty of the Civil War
Carte de visite, ca. 1861

AF26A. "G'wine to the Field"; Slaves from the John Hopkinson's Plantation, SC, ca. 1862.
Albumen photograph by Henry P. Moore

AF120A. Slave at home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence
Albumen photograph by Henry Pollock, ca. 1860.

AF25. Maryland Lady and her Slave
Carte de visite, ca. 1863

AF25A. "Jack Brunner, slave boy owned by Uncle Val"
carte de visite by Byerly, Frederick, MD ca. 1862

AF26. The washwoman
Carte de visite by Byerly, Frederick, MD, ca. 1862

AF129. The "Contraband" Schottische
Sheet music, ca. 1861

AF27A. Frederick DouglassCarte de visite, ca. 1863

AF27. Frederick Douglass
Carte de visite, ca. 1864

AF27B. Frederick Douglass
From My Bondage and My Freedom, 1855

AF29. "Learning is Wealth/ Slaves from New Orleans
Carte de visite, ca. 1864

AF29A. "Wilson Chinn, a Branded Slave from Louisiana."
Carte de visite, ca. 1864

AF28. Sojourner TruthCarte de visite, ca. 1864

AF30. "Bell Boys at the Barret House, Burlington, Iowa"
Carte de visite, ca. 1863

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