Emancipation celebration broadside   Save
Ohio History Connection Archives/Library
Description: This is a photograph of a broadside announcing a gathering of the Celebration of Emancipation. This was to occur in Eaton, Preble County, Ohio on Thursday, September 22, 1881in the afternoon and evening. Prominent speakers will be speaking at 2:00 at the Court House. Among them is the popular orator, Rev. W. F. Arnett of Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Republican who will be trying to persuade the people to elect the Republican candidates. At the bottom of the poster it says that everyone is welcome, men, women and children. If they don't like the speaking, they can eat Ice Cream and drink Lemonade. This is by the order of the Colored People. It is dated September 19,'81. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS1809_B18
Subjects: African American Ohioans; Broadsides--1880-1890; Ohio History--Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights
Places: Eaton (Ohio); Preble County (Ohio)