Engraving Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia..
An engraving entitled, Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia by the Colored People in Washington, April 19, 1866 depicts a crowd of African Americans celebrating Emancipation Proclamation. The first Civil Rights Act was passed in March, 1866 , overuling the Dred Scott decision. The engraving, after a drawing by F. Dielman, was published in Harper's Magazine on May 12, 1866. Washington, D.C.
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