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Collection Reference Number GLC08941
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1890s 
Title Afro-American Monument
Date 1897
Author Hammond, B.F. (fl. 1897)  
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Oil process chromo-lithographic poster. A picture of an angel putting her hand on the head of a slave, surrounded by nine vignettes depicting scenes from slavery to results of emancipation. Includes pictures of Booker T. Washington and Frederick Douglass, the death of Crispus Attucks, the initial arrival of African slaves in 1619, and Abraham Lincoln "breaking the chain of bondage," among other scenes. There is also related statistical information.
Subjects Progressive Era  African American History  Slavery  Emancipation Proclamation  Reconstruction  Emancipation  Revolutionary War  Boston Massacre  African American Troops  Slave Trade  Immigration and Migration  Africa  President    
People Hammond, B.F. (fl. 1897)  Douglass, Frederick (1818-1895)  Attucks, Crispus (d. 1770)  Washington, Booker T. (1856-1915)  
Place written Chicago, Illinois
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Reconstruction
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945