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Racist Broadsides

Bobalition of slavery. Boston 1819

Library of Congress, Printed Ephemera Collection, Portfolio 52, Folder 13.

Racist Broadsides

"Bobalition" broadsides, published in Boston between 1819 and 1832 and reprised by newspapers in other cities ridiculed African Americans as they commemorated the abolition of slavery.

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  2. Introduction
  3. Celebrations in New York
  4. Celebrations in Philadelphia
  5. Celebrations in Boston
  6. Africa and Africans
  7. New Issues
  8. The End of the Celebrations
  9. The Legacy of the Celebrations
  10. Bibliography

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