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The National Anti-Slavery Standard was the American Anti-Slavery Society's official newspaper. It was published from 1840 to 1870. This article, reprinted from the Philadelphia Press, tells of the mistreatment of Afro-American soldiers on a street car in Philadelphia, where they were attacked by a crowd. It comments on the conductors refusing Afro-American soldiers passage on passenger cars. The article also condemns those who treat free citizens as slaves.


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"Outrages on Colored Soldiers" article from the National Anti-Slavery Standard newspaper

printer   National Anti-Slavery Standard
publisher   American Anti-Slavery Society
date   Apr 1, 1865
location   New York, New York
width   3.0"
height   5.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L05.063

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