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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Subtitle: Taking the Census.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - June 9, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief commentary on the U. S. Census currently being taken. The writer notes that in the past counting of African Americans has been a hit and miss endeavor. This year, he suggests that all African Americans do their part to ensure they are counted.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: census; population; society

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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