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    Confederate Congress responded by issuing An act to Exempt Certain Persons from Enrollment for service in the Army of the Confederate States also known as the Twenty Nigger Law The Confederate army s demand for while males left many plantation homes very vulnerable An Appeal for an Organization Benefiting Freedmen Date s September 1862 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s African Americans Health Death War Women It was the summer of 1862 and Elizabeth Keckley a former slave was walking down the streets of Washington DC She stopped when she came across a big festival with music and white women and men dancing together Upon inquiry she learned that the festival was a fundraiser for the sick and wounded white soldiers Immediately she contemplated the need for an organization that supported the black Southern Women Help the War Effort in Florence South Carolina Date s August 11 1862 Location MARION South Carolina Tag s Health Death War Women On August 11 1862 one month before Southern women were officially accepted as nurses J Bachman announced the importance women held in the medical effort in coastal South Carolina She explained in a local newspaper a proposed arrangement concerning the delivery of imperative medical supplies to Florence South Carolina The Northeastern Railroad had been sending donated supplies free of charge Confederate Lieutenant Writes of Jackson s Attack on the B O Date s October 21 1862 Location BERKELEY Virginia Tag s Civil War Transportation Stonewall Jackson B amp O Railroad Railroads First Lieutenant Blackford who served in the Confederate Army wrote to his wife Susan on October 21 1862 to update her on the situation on the front Blackford explained his troops had made progress on the line despite the lack of engagement from the Union Not far from Blackford

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    of excitement and pride As the Irish Brigade took to the streets of New York City the citizens of the metropolis rose up to cheer them on The New York Times described in detail the farewell march of the 69 th New York Volunteers otherwise known as the Irish Brigade The Irish Brigade was Seven Days Battle Letter Gives Insight into Soldier s Lives Date s July 3 1862 Location HENRICO Virginia Tag s Civil War Education family Letters Home Soldier s letter In a letter from R Emmett Martin to his wife one can see the content yet suffering state of mind that most Confederate soldiers were in during the days following the Seven Days Battle Soldiers wanted to be cheerful as they had just won a battle but were seemingly unable to muster that emotion because of the losses they endured The Seven Days Battle was technically a Confederate victory However Virginia Upheaval Date s July 1 1862 Location FAUQUIER Virginia Tag s African Americans Race Relations Slavery War A planter named Edward Turner who resided in Fauquier County wrote down notable events of 1862 He stated that Any lying negro who felt disposed to do so could involve in the most serious difficulties of the first men in the land Excellent and worthy citizens were stripped of poverty and otherwise shamefully treated by the Yankees upon the testimony of some unprincipled slave Hardwick Hofstra Masters and their Female SlavesMasters and their Female Slaves Masters and their Female Slaves Masters and their Female Slaves Date s 1861 Location MOBILE Alabama Tag s Crime Violence Race Relations Women Louisa Picquet was a 14 year old slave in Mobile Alabama in 1861 Her master was a married gentleman named Mr Cook who lived in a boarding house while his wife

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    the Texans are making their way towards the enemy They come They come see their bayonets bright They sparkle and flash across hollow and height And the dusky files in the openings appear Musical Patriotism of the Civil War Date s 1861 Location ORLEANS Louisiana Tag s Arts Leisure Civil War Two flags overlap on the cover of the Bonnie Blue Flag sheet music that has passed through many hands

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    Civil War On the eve of battle war cries echoed throughout the valleys surrounding Fredericksburg Virginia in Spotsylvania County Among the nearly 200 000 men preparing to engage in battle just under two thousand were Irish Americans These men new to the land had been conscripted into service almost as soon as setting dry foot upon US soil Despite the Irish immingrants recent arrival they were more Jeremiah Cooper Recuperates from Disease Date s June 6 1862 Location FRANKLIN Pennsylvania Tag s Health Death War Many soldiers in the Civil War had to worry about their own health and the health of everyone around them The Civil War took place during what the Union Army Surgeon General called the end of the medical Middle Ages At this time there was not a lot known about diseases how to stop them from spreading or how to cure them Regiments were typically reduced to half or less of their original D A Mahony recounts his kidnapping by the Union Army in his book Prisoner of State Date s August 14 1862 to November 11 1862 Location DUBUQUE Iowa Tag s Imprisonment Civl War War In the early morning of August 14 1862 D A Mahony was aroused from his sleep by a man representing the Secretary of War named Mr Gregory With several Union soldiers surrounding his home and threatening to murder him and his wife if he resisted Mahony found himself unable to escape his arrest Mahony was taken from his home by Gregory and the Union soldiers The Democratic editor of the Union Lieutenant Wounded in Surprise Attack Date s June 2 1862 Location EAST BATON ROUG Louisiana Tag s Health Death War Lieutenant DeKay was a reliable aid to Captain Thomas Williams of the Union army Unfortunately on May

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    mainstream This resistance towards the mainstream would increase significantly after the wartime period where they experienced more freedom from the French than their own country causing them to turn towards literature and the arts to argue that the mainstream should begin to take them more seriously Zora Neale Hurtson s iconic book Their Eyes Were Watching God was a landmark for African American women featuring a title character who broke society norms by choosing an independent lifestyle where she became very active in finding a partner and crafting her own identity Her race and her gender does not stop Janie Crawford from achieving an established role in a 1930s environment that attempted to oppress African American women African Americans were struggling to achieve their own national identity one example of this struggle was distinguishing Negro music with American Jazz The misconception was that they were the same but African Americans in 1926 gave key notes on why this was inaccurate Like African tribes and commu nities the music of the Negro was one that relied on group effort no one sings just one part 3 Instead they have emphasized creating their own system of orchestrating music that differs from American processes This group effort would foreshadow African American s attempt to separate from mainstream society in the 1960s creating their own racial community through groups like the Black power 4 1 Harriss M Cooper From Harlem Renaissance to Harlem Apocalypse Just Representations and the Epistemology of Race in the Negro Novel 2 John D Buenker and Joseph Buenker eds Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Armonk M E Sharpe Inc 2005 69 77 3 American Jazz is not African Derived From it and Rhythm is Similar but ours is Much Simpler Says Well Versed Authority on Negro Music

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    District of Columbia Tag s Corruption Scandal In 1923 one of the biggest political scandals of the first half of the 20 th Century became the subject of a court case in a District of Columbia courtroom The news magazine The Nation wrote an article covering the details that led up to the scandal and it s aftermath The Teapot Dome scandal took center stage in the United States with some very influential key players U S Nature as the Antithesis to College Life Date s January 1 1919 to December 31 1923 Location Greenville Womans College Tag s Student Life Scrapbook Greenville SC Greenville Womans College Student Nature Mary Margaret Walker a Greenville Woman s College student in South Carolina collected many documents during her college years and collected them in her scrapbook Her memory book not only included ticket stubs but also contains photographs of her and her friends engaging in activities Walker s scrapbook as noted by historian Judith Bainbridge speaks volumes about the college Critiquing the Use of Tetraethyl Lead in Gasoline Date s 1924 to 1925 Location Dist Columbia District of Columbia Tag s workplace safety Environment Pollution In Washington D C in 1925 the day of the official conference decision regarding the use of tetraethyl lead in gasoline Alice Hamilton a leader in the field of toxicology and occupational diseases issued an article discussing her rejection of the previous 1924 Bureau of Mines Report The 1924 Bureau of Mines Report stated that tetraethyl lead was safe for gasoline Hamilton argued The Underground River Date s 1924 to 1925 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s Environmental History Conner Creek Detroit Two maps created in 1895 and 1924 25 respectively offer evidence of the vast changes that occurred in the early 20 th century on the Northeast

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    a housewife were suddenly multiplying both in importance and quantity This forced women to become more creative and tenacious bearing the responsibility of relieving the pressures of joblessness and hunger Housewives were intensely Harlem Renaissance A cultural battle for equality Date s September 19 1926 Location Tag s Harlem Renaissance african americans A new movement rose in the 1920s as African American Jazz began to sweep the nation Marking an influential Harlem Renaissance this New Negro Movement resembling an outburst of African American culture included literature music and art The new jazz that rose during this period challenged conventional white music by emphasizing the need for more culturally inherent music it asserted the The American Asian Perception Date s 1924 to 1945 Location Tag s american Discrimination Race Relations Asian Asian American As Asians began to migrate en masse in the late 19th and early 20th century the US government passed laws heavily restricting this trans pacific immigration This migration became known as The Yellow Peril The Chinese Exclusion Act and the Immigration Act of 1924 both halted the growth and development of the existing Asian minority groups present in the US 1 This anti Asian sentiment became Women Automobiles and Advertisements Date s 1920 to 1929 Location Tag s automobile Women Advertising Pond s Extract Co Motoring can ruin the finest skin the Pond s advertisement boasts Beauty products and motor vehicles may not seem to go hand in hand but the ever changing cultural landscape of the 1920s saw many companies addressing the needs of the new age woman In 1920 Pond s published their advertisement in the New York American Sun newspaper the product was a vanishing cream that the company The Great Depression Finds Its Way to the Comics Date s January 1 1929 to January

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    music by emphasizing the need for more culturally inherent music it asserted the How one woman helped to valut African American culture into the spotlight Date s October 29 1932 Location Orange Florida New York New York Tag s Harlem Renaissance Arts Leisure Race Relations Born in 1891 in rural Alabama Zora Neale Hurston spent her childhood in the first incorporated black town in the nation Eatonville Florida Zora attended school in Eatonville until only 13 years old when she traveled to New York City with a traveling theatre company In the city that never sleeps Zora would develop her creative mind and make her mark on history Hurston seized the tremendous opportunity Eatonville Influences Zora Neale Hurston Date s 1920 to 1930 Location Orange Florida Tag s Women of the South Harlem Renaissance Zora Neale Hurston was an African American author famous during the New Negro Movement Harlem Renaissance which was in the 1920 s and 1930 s She wrote four novels and published more than fifty short stories and plays Her writing was influenced by the small town of Eatonville Eatonville is located in central Florida Eatonville may be a small town but it is packed with African

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