[Five African Americans marching in single file to look at Silver's sketches]
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- [Five African Americans marching in single file to look at Silver's sketches]
- 1872 February 12
- Silver, James.
- [James Silver] AL to Mother, Father, [and] Sister, February 12, 1872. New Orleans [La.], page 13. From a collection of 12 letters, each several pages long, that Silver composed during his 1872 visit to New Orleans, Louisiana. He recounted his journey from New York to Louisiana, as well as his time spent in and around New Orleans. Silver included 39 ink sketches of people and scenery throughout his letters.
- Names and Subjects
- African American children--History--19th century.
- African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans--Social conditions.
- African American children--Southern states--Social conditions--19th century.
- African American girls.
- African American men--Social conditions.
- African American women--History--19th century.
- African American women--History--Pictorial works.
- African American women--History--Portraits.
- African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans--History.
- African American women in art.
- Top hats--1870-1880.
- Manuscripts shelf.
- Collection Title
- James Silver papers
- Collection Creator
- Silver Family.
- Project Name
- Illustrated Manuscripts Project
- William L. Clements Library
- Date Added/Updated
- 2018-04-10 14:38:22
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- 6992 x 5772
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- 1 MB
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"[Five African Americans marching in single file to look at Silver's sketches]". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/w/wcl1ic/x-4659/wcl004746. William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. January 31, 2023.