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Title: Pacific Appeal - June 13, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1863 - 188?)

The writer comments on the exchange talking place in California newspapers regarding the question of whether African Americans should be allowed to celebrate the Fourth of July. He includes a list of suggested activities to commemorate the day.

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

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

Keywords: California; Call; celebration; Civil rights; equal rights; government; Independence Day; July 4th; newspaper; war

People: Davis, Jefferson

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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