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Title: Charles Lenox Remond

Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

The speaker's topic was "Prejudice against Color." He emphasized that he had not experienced prejudice during his travels in Europe, but had encountered it only in the U.S. He believed prejudice to be "unnatural" and that a human being should be recognized for his character and moral worth instead of the color of his skin.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 334 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: Slavery Abolished in the District of Columbia.

Title: Pacific Appeal - April 19, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer briefly announces that a bill has passed abolishing slavery in Washington, D.C.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Title: William C. Nell

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

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech delivered to welcome home William Wells Brown who returned from England a free man after being rescued from slavery and fugitive status by "British philanthropy."

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 570 word document (text and images)

Title: William Wells Brown

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

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

Speech denouncing the Fugitive Slave Bill, and expressing the speaker's belief regarding the continuation of the institution of slavery. The speaker emphasized the role the Church plays in keeping slavery in place and the unspoken approval of racial prejudice that this offered society.

Description of file(s): PDF 7 page, 1,831 word document (text and images)

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