Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Howard Day
Speaker or author: Day, William Howard, d. 1900
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
Speech delivered during a celebration of the anniversary of the August 1st emancipation of the British West Indies. The speaker emphasized the potential positive future for African Americans now that the war was over and they were free. The speaker stressed that their future success was up to them now.
Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 714 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1865-08-01
People: Lincoln, Abraham