African American

African Americans have been coming to the Tri-State area as slaves and as freedmen as long as Americans have been coming to the area.  Their history is the Tri-States' history.

Articles

Frederick Douglass - Orations in Dubuque

Frederick Douglass - Orations in Dubuque

Photographs & Images

LJTP 100.352.001 - African American CDV by LD Johnson - Vineland NJ - c1865

LJTP 100.369 - Tintype African American Woman - 1863

Letters & Documents

Newspapers & Periodicals

LJTP 300.012.003 - Punch's Pocket-Book for 1857