Noon at the Primary School for Freedmen, Vicksburg, Mississippi
This illustration depicts a busy schoolyard with children and white teachers. 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 (June 23, 1866), p. 392.
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