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Title: William Howard Day

Speaker or author: Day, William Howard, d. 1900

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered during a celebration of the anniversary of the August 1st emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker emphasized the potential positive future for African Americans now that the war was over and they were free. The speaker stressed that their future success was up to them now.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 714 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1865-08-01

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Civil War; government; Oligarchy; politics; soldier; South Carolina; vote

People: Lincoln, Abraham

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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