Includes letters written by freedmen's teachers Lucy and Sarah Chase, Jane Briggs Smith, and Gertrude Allen; letters from freedwomen and freedmen; and articles in publications such as New-York Illustrated News, Harper's Weekly, and Frank Leslie's...
Civil War, 1861-1865; Education; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Women teachers
United States -- South Carolina; United States -- Virginia
Highlights include correspondence with Lydia Maria Child and Amy Post; Jacobs' appeal for aid for the Savannah Freedmen's Orphan Asylum; and "Advertisement for the capture of Harriet Jacobs. American Beacon, Norfolk Virginia, July 4, 1835.
African American women authors; Women slaves; Women social reformers
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