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Watch meeting

Heard & Moseley. Watch Meeting, December 31, 1862--Waiting for the Hour, ca. 1863. Albumen print on carte de visite mount.

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [LC-USZC4-6160]

ID# 07_040

Watch meeting

African-American men, women, and children counting down the time to which the Emancipation Proclamation took effect on January 1, 1863.

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