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The Colored Orphan Asylum in New York

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The Colored Orphan Asylum in New York

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Image of a draft riot taking place outside of the Brooklyn Colored Orphan Asylum in 1863. The description under the image that appeared in Harper's Weekly: "The riots at New York - The rioters burning and sacking the colored orphan asylum," (Harper's Weekly, August, 1863).

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Image is in the public domain, digitized courtesy of the Library of Congress

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Library of Congress, “The Colored Orphan Asylum in New York,” ColoredConventions.org, accessed July 22, 2019, http://coloredconventions.org/items/show/460.