School for Emancipated Slave Children, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1866

Source

Harper's Weekly (June 23, 1866), p. 392.

Description

Caption, Primary School for Freedmen, in charge of Mrs. Green, at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Illustration accompanies an article describing the racial atmosphere of Mississippi as not being conducive to the learning environment of blacks. The teacher, Mrs. Green, is one of a few whites who believes in the education of Negroes, but other whites in the community are suspicous of this new situation.

Date Created

1866

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

HW0039
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