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Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech given celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation and honoring those who fought for this glorious event. The speaker acknowledged the contributions of African American heroes of the Civil War, the American Revolution, and the long struggle for emancipation.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 760 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1863-01-01

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

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Charles C. Burleigh; Charles Sumner; Crispus Attucks; emancipation; Emancipation Proclamation; John C. Fremont; Robert Smalls; Union Progressive Association; William Tillman

People: Attucks, Crispus; Burleigh, Charles C.; Fremont, John C.; Lincoln, Abraham; Smalls, Robert; Sumner, Charles; Tillman, William

Organization: Union Progressive Association

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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