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Office Sup't Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4052

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a broadside from the office of the superintendent of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands listing the thirteen rules of conduct for "all concerned" which included: freedmen, employers, and employees regardless of color.

Dates

  • 1866 January 20

Creator

Biographical / Historical

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (familiarly known as the Freedmen's Bureau) operated from mid-1865 through mid-1872 when it was disbanded. Its purpose was to assist former slaves in their adjustment to life as free people. It provided food, clothing, and homesteads on public lands, assisted them in finding employment, and supervised labor contracts. It also established hospitals and schools and protected their civil rights.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Broadside listing the thirteen rules of conduct for "all concerned" which included: freedmen, employers, and employees regardless of color.

Provenance

Purchased from Bartleby's Books, 2014

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2014
Title
Guide to the Office Sup't Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands Broadside
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
November 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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205.348.0500