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Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans

Creator:
Paxson, Chas. (Charles), d. 1880
Publisher:
S. Tackaberry
Collection:
Ostendorf Collection
Location:
New York, New York
Date of Original:
1864
Description:
CDV, Wilson Chinn seated in chair holding book with Charles Taylor standing to his right and Rebecca Huger and Rosa Downs, seated, reading books; additional title beneath photograph: "Learning Is Wealth." Notice on the reverse reads: "The nett proceeds from the sale of these Photographs will be devoted exclusively to the education of colored people in the Department of the Gulf, now under the command of Maj. Gen. Banks."
Subject:
Chinn, Wilson; Taylor, Charles; Huger, Rebecca; Downs, Rosa (Rosina); National Freedman's Relief Association; African Americans--Men--1860-1870; African Americans--Children--Louisiana--New Orleans--1860-1870; Freedmen--Louisiana--New Orleans--1860-1870; Whites--Race identity
Category:
Photographs
Format of Original:
Photograph
Item ID:
OC-1099
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
OC-1099.tif
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only