Visual history and African American families of the nineteen century

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Author: Donna M. Wells
Date: October-December 1996
From: Negro History Bulletin(Vol. 59, Issue 4)
Publisher: Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc.
Document Type: Article
Length: 2,002 words

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Abstract :

The abolitionist Frederick Douglass was much photographed and he realized what a powerful and leveling social tool the camera was. People once in bondage could be photographed as well as the rich. Early photography and Blacks are discussed. Family photographs are good resources for family research.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A19421903