Freedman's Village Arlington Va.

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Collection Civil War
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Description Albumen prints on stereoview stock of "Freedman's Village Arlington Va."
Year Range from 1865
Event Civil War
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1866
Medium Cardstock/Ink
Neg # 23451
Notes Outddor image of a Freedman's Village located near Arlington, Va. The image is taken from the center of the street and shows rows of identical two-story frame houses on each side. A larger building is at the end of the street. A drainage ditch runs down the center. Several groups of recently freed slaves or "Freedmen" are standing in the dirt street. Some of the men wear Civil War uniforms. The Freedmen's Bureau was established at the end of the Civil War to assist recently freed slaves.
Object ID P2001.3.44
Object Name Stereoview
Place Arlington, VA
Print size 3 1/2" x 7"
Subjects Civil War
Social organizations
Title Freedman's Village Arlington Va.
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