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Speaker or author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884

Newspaper or publication: Pennsylvania Freeman

Brief speech in which the speaker noted that although he felt an increase in public support for the abolition of slavery, his experience since childhood had been one of constant contempt from the white population because of his race. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 314 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1848-12-20

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

Keywords: audio; Jim Crow laws; prejudice

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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