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Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, September 30, 1865

Freed People in Maryland

Many free African Americans remained in Southern states, but they tended to settle in large cities where their movements were more difficult to control. Baltimore had the largest free black population in the South, and it increased sharply after the Civil War. Cities like Charleston, Richmond, and New Orleans also had substantial free black communities.

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Image ID: 1229513
Title: Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland- an everyday scene, illustration in Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper.
Published: September 30, 1865
Location: General Research Division, Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Subjects: African Americans -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Freedmen -- United States

Keywords: Family - Maryland
Freedmen - Maryland
Maryland
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