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The Freedmen
Education Among the Freedmen

The images below are of a pamphlet from American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides. It was designed to raise funds to support a school for freedmen in St. Helena, South Carolina. It was produced by the Pennsylvania Branch of the American Freedmen's Union Commission. The date of its production is uncertain. What conditions does the pamphlet describe with respect to the freedmen? What arguments does it use to encourage donations to the freedmen's school?

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freedman's school pamphlet(front)

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freedman's school pamphlet(back)

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