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Liberty as a Young Girl
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: March 11, 2017
Caption: Liberty as a Young Girl
Additional Description: “In Cornerstone, Liberty is depicted as a very young child of multiple ancestral backgrounds.” — William Cochran.

The X's behind Liberty represent the marks of the 20 recently freed African Americans on a petition to the Freedmen's Bureau promising to support an African American school in Rockville in 1867. The three written-out signatures are: Hezekiah H. Williams, Hanson Martin and William Kelly.
Submitted: March 16, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p377344
File Size: 2.977 Megabytes


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