How Did White Women Aid Former Slaves during and after
the Civil War and What Obstacles Did They Face?

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Abstract

Introduction

              

Document 1: Report of the Rochester Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society, 1863

Document 2: Josephine Griffing Petition to Congress, May 1864

Document 3: "Appeal on Behalf of the Freedmen of Washington, D.C.," 3 November 1865

Document 4: Jacob R. Shipherd to Oliver Otis Howard, 30 October 1865

Document 5: Freedmen's Bureau Press Release, 19 December 1865

Document 6: Lucretia Mott to Martha Coffin Wright, 17 April 1865

Document 7: "Friends Amongst The Freedmen," 28 December 1867

Document 8: "Letter from Miss Sallie Holley," 17 March 1868

Document 9: Josephine Griffing to Oliver Otis Howard, 23 July 1868

Document 10: "Affairs in Virginia: Letter from Miss Caroline Putnam to Aaron Powell," 20 February 1869

Document 11: Lucretia Mott to Josephine Griffing, 25 December 1869

Document 12: "From Virginia: Extract of a Letter from Miss C.F. Putnam to Miss Holley," 4 December 1869

Document 13: "From Virginia: Extracts of Letters from Miss Putnam to Miss Holley," 19 March 1870

Document 14: Lucretia Mott to Josephine Griffing, 17 May 1870

Document 15: "Friends Amongst the Freedmen," 23 April 1870

Document 16: Horace Greeley to Josephine Griffing, 7 September 1870

Document 17: Josephine Griffing to Horace Greeley, 12 September 1870

Document 18: Josephine Griffing to Oliver Otis Howard, 28 November 1870

              

Sallie Holley: Schooling Freedmen's Children, 1878-1891

Introduction and Postscript: I. B. Holley, Jr., "Schooling Freedmen's Children," 2001

Document 19: Ellen T. Emerson to Miss Sallie Holley, 8 February 1878

Document 20: Sallie Holley to Ellen T. Emerson, 14 February 1878

Document 21: Ellen T. Emerson to Sallie Holley and Caroline Putnam, 5 April 1879

Document 22: Sallie Holley to Ellen T. Emerson, 27 October 1880

Document 23A: Letter written by John Schuyler Colfax Carter at the Holley School, 19 April 1882

Document 23B: Letter written by Eliza Carter at the Holley School, 19 April 1882

Document 23C: Letter written by Susie Blackwell at the Holley School, 19 April 1882

Document 23D: Letter written by Jonas Ball at the Holley School, 19 April 1882

Document 23E: Letter written by Ada Eskridge at the Holley School, 25 May 1884

Document 24: Sallie Holley to Miss Emerson, 9 December 1891

Document 25: Elizabeth Schmidt, "Sallie Holley," 1992

              

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