Record of Rights - Children Freed By the Union Army 1863

Title

Record of Rights - Children Freed By the Union Army 1863

Description

The picture of propriety, two children emancipated by the Union Army in 1863 stare somberly from this cartes-de-visite—an inexpensively reproduced photograph popular during the Civil War. Proceeds from the sale of this image of Isaac and Rosa helped establish schools for free black children. This is included in an online exhibit produced by the National Archives explore records of the National Archives documenting the ongoing struggle of Americans to define, attain, and protect their rights. The exhibit has 6 categories, as follows:

  • Equal Rights
  • Rights to Freedom and Justice
  • Rights to Privacy and Sexuality
  • Work Place Rights
  • First Amendment Rights
  • Rights of Native Americans

Creator

National Archives

Date

1863

Source

http://recordsofrights.org/assets/record/000/000/718/718_detail.jpg

Relation

See also: Source: US National Archives

Rights

Children Freed By the Union Army 1863.

Source: National Archives, Records of the U.S. Information Agency.

Publisher

National Archives

Contributor

National Archives

Format

Medium: Composite Photograph

Language

English

Type

Photo

Identifier

Union Army, Civil War, Isaac and Rosa, National Archives, Native Americans, African-Americans, Schools

Coverage

United States

Files

http://recordsofrights.org/assets/record/000/000/718/718_detail.jpg

Reference

National Archives, Record of Rights - Children Freed By the Union Army 1863, National Archives, 1863

Cite As

National Archives, “Record of Rights - Children Freed By the Union Army 1863,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/395.