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The photograph shows runaway slaves living as refugees at Camp Nelson during the Civil War. Several men in the photograph are in uniform. Camp Nelson in Jessamine County, Kentucky, was a Union supply base and training center during the Civil War.…

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African-American Soldiers’ Pension Application Ledger for African-American troops who served the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War from the New Bern, N.C. area and Eastern North Carolina. The military units, ships, and actions in which these…

Mss002_Box5_Folder5_Sharecropper_1868.pdf
Agreement between Thomas Green Clemson and sharecroppers working the land at Fort Hill. Most of the sharecroppers were former enslaved persons.

Mss002_Box5_Folder7_Sharecropper_1871 (1).pdf
Agreement between Thomas Green Clemson and sharecroppers working the land at Fort Hill. Most of the sharecroppers were former enslaved persons.

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The 48-page comic book was published in 1947 and features characters such as police detective Ace Harlem and Lion Man, a college-educated scientist and superhero. It was the first comic book written and drawn solely by African American writers and…

Spencer.pdf
Excerpt from Anne Spencer 1936 notebook summing up life for African-Americans during the segregation era. Notebook, brown binding, no pagination.

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Broadside with black print advertising lectures by George Thompson.

FSU_MSS_0266_B504_F003_I001.pdf
Three manuscript pages of two sharecropping contracts signed by the Winthrops and the contracted individuals with an X over their names. These contracts contain the terms of the annual rent for land such as acreage to be farmed, payment, and type of…

FSU_MSS_0266_B504_F003_I001edit.pdf
Three manuscript pages of two sharecropping contracts signed by the Winthrops and the contracted individuals with an X over their names. These contracts contain the terms of the annual rent for land such as acreage to be farmed, payment, and type of…
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