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View of the Emancipation Group, Park Square, Boston, Mass., September 13, 1910

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6210.002 (RS195135)

Description

The Emancipation Group sculpture by Thomas Ball is seen with the figures of Abraham Lincoln and a freed slave based on Archer Alexander, the last man captured under the Fugitive Slave Act. The Motor Mart Garage building is seen on the right side of the image.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1910-09-13
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
302911
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6210.002

Record details

Originator
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (Photographer)
Other People
Alexander, Archer
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
emancipation
memorials
presidents
slavery
squares (open spaces)
Material Type
photographic prints
Subjects
African Americans
Eliot Street (Boston, Mass.)
Emancipation Group (Sculpture)
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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