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Auburn Avenue Research Library for African American Culture and History prints collection

Identifier: aarlprints
Overview The collection contains both original prints and reproduced images including engravings, drawings, and a few photographic prints which appeared in magazines depicting African American experience during the Civil War and Reconstruction, as well as a series of engravings satirizing African Americans. Of special interest may be specific sets within the collection including the Jenner Moxon set, items published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, and items published...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1850-1900; Bulk, 1850-1900 1686-1988 1850-1900

Pamphlet Collection

Identifier: aarl-PM
Scope and Contents The Pamplet Collection holds well over 630 items from historical events, schools, organizations, and thinkpieces from scholars and laymen. This collection covers not only Georgia and the southern United States but it also includes writings and speeches from historical figures from the North. Majority of the collection consists of writings on a variety of topics like, integration, slavery, the confederacy, and the Reconstruction period. This collection will be helpful to researchers...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1794 - 1977

Western H. Moore Collection of Civil War Letters

Identifier: aarl015-016
Scope and Contents note Types of materials found in this series include family correspondence written from March 1863 until December 1868 between Western H. Moore, a black soldier who was stationed in South Carolina and Virginia during the American Civil War and his family in living Mercer County, Ohio. The series of correspondence offers a unique and rare perspective on the African American experience in the war. The collection also includes a letter from Julius Converse to Hon. Justin S. Morill with regards to the...
Dates: 1863 March-1868 December