Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia by the Colored People
This image shows a large crowd of people gathered in celebration in Washington, D.C. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.
Harper's Weekly (May 12, 1866), vol. 10, p.300.
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North America--Washington D.C.
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