• Figure 6.20

Missouri.—Remarkable exodus of Negroes from Louisiana and Mississippi—Incidents of the arrival, support and departure of the refugees at St. Louis. 1. Procession of refugees from the steamboat landing to the colored churches. 2. Embarkation for Kansas. 3. Feeding the refugees at one of the colored churches. 4. St. Louis colored citizens welcoming the emigrants upon their arrival.

From Beyond the lines: pictorial reporting, everyday life, and the crisis of gilded-age America by Joshua Brown

  • American: 1789-1899
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