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Subtitle: A Brief Review.

Title: Elevator - July 28, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer expresses the concerns of all African Americans that the country may return to slavery. He notes that each day newspapers report problems and issues resulting from the freeing of the slaves. His fears are not that the southern states may reinstate slavery but that this time the northern states may initiate the system to solve racial issues.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

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

Keywords: Amnesty Proclamation; Civil War; government; rebellion; rebels; Reconstruction; Slavery; soldiers; suffrage

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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