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Catalog Number X.609.5
Title Freedmen's Village
Collection General Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date 1865
Description/Scope & Content Partial page from Harper's Weekly (September 30, 1865, page 613), including illustration depicting the Freedmen's Village (Slabtown) at Hampton, after a photograph by Alexander Gardner.
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Related units of description For the original photographs on which this image is based, see Library of Congress: www.loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003000753/PP. See also: www.loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003006581/PP.
People Gardner, Alexander
Topics Civil War
Contrabands/Freedpeople
African-American History
Place Names Site--Grand Contraband Camp
District08--Downtown
Media/Interactives
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