'Report on the Condition of the People of Color' pamphlet   Save
'Report on the Condition of the People of Color' pamphlet
Description: This 24-page booklet outlines the conditions that African Americans faced in Ohio in 1835, as portrayed by the Ohio Anti-Slavery Convention. Included are anecdotes from slaves, free blacks, and whites concerning the institution of slavery and the living conditions and attitudes of African Americans in Ohio. Pages eight and nine contain statistics from a portion of "the colored people in Cincinnati," which totaled "about 2500," including the amount of money that was paid by 36 heads of families who purchased their own freedom. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: PA557_05_01
Subjects: African American Ohioans; Former slaves; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights; Abolition;
Places: Putnam County (Ohio)