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Unveiling of the Lincoln statue... Frederick Douglass speech...



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April 15, 1876

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1876 

* Emancipation Memorial - monument
* Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C.
* Frederick Douglass speech


The front page has an article headed: "The Lincoln Monument" "Unveiling Of The Statue In Lincoln Square, Washington--Twenty-Five Thousand Persons Present" (see)
This was the unveiling of the Emancipation Statue built by the funds contributed by African-Americans. It includes the speech given by Frederick Douglass which begins: "Lincoln's great mission was to accomplish two things--first, to save his country from dismemberment, and second, to free his country from the great crime of slavery...".
Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

Category: Post-Civil War