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 100.027 - African-American male - c.1860-1870
LJTP 100.024 - Abraham Lincoln collage with those who voted for the 13th Amendment in the U.S. Congress - 1865

LJTP 100.329 - Dubuque Climbers - c1922

Letters & Documents