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Slaves at Auction
Permission: Chicago Historical Society.

Slave Auction

Permission: Northern Illinois University.

Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable
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Free Black Population Density in 1850

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United States in 1850

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Frederick Douglass
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Walker and Atkins' Minstrels

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