20 documents & artifacts from The Freeman Institute Black History Collection were showcased.More items from the Collection are exhibited behind the walls. Document signed by MARTIN DELANY, Trial Justice in Charleston, South Carolina, 1877. African American intellectual Martin Robinson Delany (1812-1885), a journalist, physician, army officer, politician, and judge, is best known for his promotion before the Civil War of a national home in Africa for African Americans.Accounts relating to the Henrietta Maries voyages were uncovered, as were the names of her investors, captains, and wills of some of her crew members.Artifacts found at the site proved particularly helpful in creating a picture of shipboard life and the practices of the slave trade. 5" ball with a 4" handle built into the ball when the ball was cast. We got them from a gentleman at the Slave Coast castle in Ghana.(7 x 12), some toning and signs of wear, heavy horizontal crease fold with a small tear in the center, otherwise Good condition. This government was designed to be temporary, but was in place until June 2, 1784, when another constitution was adopted.John Langdon (1741-1819) was a delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775-76, 1787; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; President of New Hampshire, 1785-86; 1788-89; member, U. This one was amended in 1792, with no further changes made until 1852 44.This letter has great content about the making of the United States Constitution -- This is an autographed letter to Langdon signed Jos Barrell, concerning the acquiring of copies of various state constitutions - - - Boston 25th June 1778 Dr Sir, Your favor of 22d came last evening, since 10th June been diligent in inquiring after the Constitutions you desired.
Sturdy and fast, the Henrietta Marie traveled the infamous triangular trade route favored by the slavers -- from England to the Guinea coast, to the Americas, then home again.
Frederick Douglass, the leading African American abolitionist, made him coeditor of his newspaper, the North Star, in 1847.
But Delany left in 1849 to study medicine at Harvard.
At the Black History Month event (pictured above) in the Washington, DC region, many participants stayed afterwards to review documents and artifacts from The Freeman Institute A photo of the huge area in the main hall near the United Nations visitor's entrance at the United Nation's "Transatlantic Slave Trade" exhibit in NYC (March - May, 2011).
Freeman is the keynote speaker at many Black History presentations and cross-cultural competency training events around the world.
Most of the captives were headed for sugar plantations where theyd be worked to exhaustion, many dying within five to ten years.