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    Letter From Shanghai Date s 1860 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Christian Missionaries Cultural Life China In his letter to Reverend Richard Furman missionary J B Hartwell depicted the difficulties of embracing Chinese culture as well as spreading the Word of God in the non Christian community of Shanghai Hartwell gave a summary of the current events that were taking place in Shanghai both with the group of missionaries

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    React to Imperial Decree Date s 1910 to 1911 Location Tag s Migration Transportation Immigration Urban Life Boosterism Race Relations New Orleans China When Americans think of Chinatown they rarely associate it with New Orleans but at the turn of the twentieth century New Orleans was the only southern city with a population of Chinese immigrants significant enough to constitute a Chinatown Like other immigrants in America the Chinese in

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    and in particular New The Theatre of Everyday Life Date s January 1 1848 to January 1 1850 Location Tag s Women Urban Society As the daughter of Don Andres Almonaster y Rojas the Cabildo s original benefactor the Baroness Pontalba was no stranger to the notion of civic duty expressing itself through architecture After a tumultuous marriage and divorce to a Parisian nobleman sensationalized in various newspapers she returned

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    District of Columbia Tag s Race Relations Slavery War Encouraged by General Robert Lee s defeat at Antietam and hoping to bring in the Border States President Lincoln decided to issue the Emancipation Proclamation He declared that starting January 1 1863 all slaves in rebellious slaves would be declared free It stated that the executive government would enforce the freedom of the slaves and that no conducts of repression toward their freedom Mr Guerrilla is Innocence Personified Date s September 6 1862 Location BEAUFORT South Carolina Tag s Irregular Warfare Civil War Crime Violence On Saturday September 6th 1862 an entertaining article was published in The New South paper in Port Royal regarding the antics of guerrilla warfare This intriguing article describes the operations of guerrilla fighters during the Civil War Guerrillas during this period fall into several different categories Partisan raiding and bushwhacking are just several of the main focuses of War Governors Declare Loyalty to Lincoln Date s September 24 1862 to September 25 1862 Location BLAIR Pennsylvania Tag s Emancipation Proclamation Governor Curtin General George McClellan s inability to secure victory on the battlefield in the summer of 1862 added turmoil to an already fragile situation Many northern politicians were frustrated with the general s performance not to mention their anguish over a costly war that was once expected to be a quick victory Dick Yates Governor of Illinois emphasized through speeches and private Southerners Interactions With Northern Soldiers Date s March 14 1862 to July 7 1862 Location SHENANDOAH Virginia Tag s Crime Violence War Women On March 14 1862 in Shenandoah County Virginia three Union soldiers marched to the door of Sigismunda S Kimball the wife of a southern planter and demanded supplies The soldiers threatened Mrs Kimball saying they had plenty of ladies prisoners

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    Madgigine Jai Kingsley A Free Woman Date s 1855 to May 1870 Location Tag s african americans Anna Kingsley African American Women Unrestrained Florida landscapes surround the large white plantation home on Fort George Island now called The Princess House Echoes of past voices in celebration in labour and in daily life resound through the hollow rooms the large covered porch and the plantation grounds Once home to an African

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    Relations african americans On October 26 1921 President Warren G Harding visited Birmingham Alabama The Magic City was celebrating its semi centennial fifty years of being a city in the New South It was a city without a typical Southern past Founded in 1871 Birmingham was a model city at this time railroads blast furnaces and steel mills marked its landscape It was a bustling industrial giant and it was Circumstantial Evidence Date s February 14 1885 Location SHELBY Tennessee Tag s african americans circumstantial evidence courts In early 1885 an African American named McKeever went hunting in Memphis Tennessee in the same location as a white hunter who was later found dead Based on extremely circumstantial evidence McKeever was put on trial for first degree murder in February 1885 The jury deliberated for two days before they decided to convict McKeever The circumstantial evidence that the jury considered and based African Americans and Southern Labor Unions Date s 1967 Location Jefferson Alabama Tag s Labor Unions Race Relations Civil Rights african americans The union wasn t right by us was how James Manley summed up his experiences as an African American union member during an interview conducted by the Sloss Furnace Association In 1984 Manley sat down in an interview with the goal of recording his thoughts on his career at Sloss Furnaces a pig iron producing blast furnace in Birmingham Alabama Manley spoke of being laid off in 1967 for no Escape through Death The Story of Fugitive Margaret Garner Date s January 27 1856 to January 28 1856 Location HAMILTON Ohio Tag s Law Women Slavery african americans Deemed a tale of horror by The Cincinnati Enquirer Margaret Garner a fugitive slave took the life of her child in order to save her from a life of

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    Relevance Chronology Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley A Free Woman Date s 1855 to May 1870 Location NASSAU Florida Tag s african americans Anna Kingsley African American Women Unrestrained Florida landscapes surround the large white plantation home on Fort George Island now called The Princess House Echoes of past voices in celebration in labour and in daily life resound through the hollow rooms the large covered porch and the plantation grounds

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    African Americans Women African American Women Slavery alabama Medicine Health Montgomery Alabama On a brisk morning in January of 1836 Dr J Marion Sims started his day with his routine house to house calls in Montgomery Alabama Dr Sims was a well established and distinguished practitioner of medicine who came to Alabama from South Carolina to establish his own medical practice he was also best known for his accomplishments in Women s health and for the establishment of the first Women s The Significance of Rhetoric in Antebellum America Date s 1839 Location PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Tag s Rhetoric Writing African American Women African American The Anti Slavery Convention of American Women held in Philadelphia May 1st through 3rd 1839 This gathering was formed in such that African American women could come together and raise their voice for a cause that constantly rejected them While slavery was still breaking the backs of black men and women in the South Free Blacks in the North felt a duty and responsibility to promote and bring about Penders Advertisment Date s December 20 1933 Location Wake North Carolina Tag s African American Women employment African Americans The Pender s grocery advertisement from the Raleigh Observer depicted a wealthy and very happy white family enjoying a lovely Christmas dinner The family is being served dinner by a maid that also appeared to be in a good mood in the advertisement This advertisement was an illustration of the menial work black women had to do in the 1930s Domestic jobs were usually the most common types of work From Eatonville to Broadway Date s 1910 to 1935 Location Orange Florida Tag s Zora Neale Hurston Eatonville African American Authors African American Folklore Female Authors African American Women Born in Alabama and raised in Eatonville Florida Zora

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