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The Emancipation Proclamation: Junius C. Morel Responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. This week, BHS opens a major long-term exhibition, “Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom.” … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: Jefferson Davis Responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. It should not surprise readers that the President of the Confederate States of … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: The New York Times and Martin Delany Respond

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. The Emancipation Proclamation was considered the most radical of the Union’s war initiatives, not in … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: Frederick Douglass responds

In conjunction with a current exhibit, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. A month after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, famed abolitionist Frederick … Continue reading

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The Emancipation Proclamation: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle responds

In conjunction with a current exhibition, the Brooklyn Historical Society blog is featuring a series of blog posts called “The Emancipation Proclamation: Americans Respond.” Learn more here. Two days after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle took … Continue reading

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