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Drummer Boy Jackson.

Description

Postcard consisting of 2 pages (front & back). Front: Black and white photograph, the Drummer boy Jackson, former slave and then drummer for the Union Army in the 79th U.S. Colored Troops in Louisiana. Back has text: 'Drummer Jackson' 79th United States Colored Troops. This image was one of many propaganda acts used to encourage Negro enlistments."

Subjects

Soldiers, Black -- Drummer -- Drummer boy -- Black children -- Black Americana -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Disclaimer

The African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010 contains materials, graphics and artifacts that may be offensive and disturbing. Librarians and archivists strive to preserve this history in a sensitive manner, providing historical context and updating biased terms in metadata description. The University of Central Florida Libraries recognizes the description of digital and archival materials is an iterative and imperfect process and will continue to consult the misrepresented and underrepresented communities for updated language.

Identifier

DP0012814

Extent

2 sides

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Front of Image

Location

John C. Hitt Library

Department

Special Collections & University Archives

Type

image

Comments

Is Part Of: African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010. UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02

Use and Reproduction

This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816, (407) 823-2576.

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