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Circular of the American Union Commission

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Title

Circular of the American Union Commission

Subject

African Americans, education, labor

Description

The American Tract Society was one of many religious and charitable organizations that contributed to the education of freedpeople during and after the Civil War. This circular quotes its mission statement: "The American Union Commission is constituted for the purpose of aiding and co-operating with the people of those portions of the United States which have been desolated and impoverished by the war, in the restoration of their civil and social condition, upon the basis of industry, education, freedom, and Christian morality."

Creator

American Union Commission

Source

Executive Papers of Governor Francis F. Pierpont, 1865-1868, Accession 37024, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia.

Date

1865

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Relation

Finding aid to Executive Papers of Governor Francis F. Pierpont.

Format

JPG

Type

Broadside

Identifier

15_0707_008

Coverage

Virginia