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February 15, 2018
Rare Martin Delany Signed Document
At the height of the movement to rid the nation of slavery - the abolitionist movement - Martin R. Delany was one of the more charismatic and practical leaders of the time.
February 17, 2016
Tools of Oppression: Cotton Cards
Besides the cotton gin, in lower scale production, cotton cards were utilized to process raw cotton. Learn more about cotton cards that once belonged to former slave Mary Ann Carlton.