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Subtitle: Our Duties.

Title: Elevator - May 19, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer tells his readers that African Americans have three main duties to perform to participate as good U. S. citizens: social (to realize quality in their own individual lives), civil, and political. He expands a bit on each, and tells his readers he will address the moral and religious duties in another issue.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: citizenship; Civil rights; equal rights; politics; society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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