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Thomas Kane Pic.jpg
This is a picture of Thomas L. Kane, used mostly to supplement the written material. This portrait is of Kane in his Union Military uniform. Growing up in Philadelphia as a son of a prominent judge, Kane surely had a comfortable upbringing, and was…

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This is a photograph of a Baptist church, which likely served as more than simply a place of worship. During this time period, Baptist churches doubled as meeting places for conventions and other gatherings for blacks. It was a place in which the…

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This article is an example of the political activity of Baptist women during this time period. It shows female Baptists actively looking to ameliorate social issues and create a more stable society. The national attention that the work of these women…

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Cartoon showing Brigham Young with hundreds of children talking to Ulysses S. Grant. Text: "I must submit to your laws - but what shall I do with all these!" Grant replying, "Do as I do - give them offices."
This is a political cartoon with…

This photo serves to delineate the simple and subdued nature of the church houses of black baptists in the south

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This photo shows black baptists congregating outdoors during a convention that was likely to be rallying the support of black baptists against the white race. The photo is indicative of the power of the Black church in America during this time. It…

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In the political cartoon Roosevelt finally expresses his opinion that action is necessary and that Wilson should stop trying to remain neutral and simply begin prepare for and then go to war. This works extremely well with all of Roosevelt's letters…
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