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Subtitle: Hints and Queries.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 14, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

With "three-fourths of a million" white men joining the Union army and heading into war, the North is suffering from a labor shortage. The writer suggests that now is the time for free African Americans to fill those needed positions and lift themselves out of menial jobs. He focuses on the change taking place within the social structure.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Abbeokuta; Africa; apprentises; British; caste; Civil War; England; Evening Post; Florida; French Revolution; government; labor; Lagos; Liberia; Monrovia; politics; soldiers; West Indies; work

People: Benedict, Lieutenant; Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898; Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885; Geffrard, [Fabre]; Genet, [Henry W.]; Glass, Mrs.; Gurley, Mr.; Lincoln, Abraham; Spencer, C. S.; Wilson, Professor

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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