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Title: Elevator - July 7, 1865

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)

The writer gave a brief overview of the events celebrating the Fourth of July in that city. He noted the assemblies of marching societies that honored African American marchers. He also noted that the Italian fishermen were the exception to this and refused to march next to African Americans.

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: California Pioneers; celebration; Fenian Brotherhood; fire departments; fireworks; Garibaldi Association of Italian Fishermen; July 4th; Mechanic's Institute; Metropolitan Theater; Olympic Club; parade; Scandanavian Society; Turn Verin Society; Union Butchers

People: Douglass, Frederick

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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