Educating the Freedmen.
Credit: June 26
Created: May 25, 1867
Medium: Magazine front page and engravings

“Educating the Freedmen.”,the Virginia Historical Society,Thursday

"Educating the Freedmen" is the cover story for the May 25, 1867, edition of Harper's Weekly. The magazine includes engravings of "colored scholars" and of St. Philip's Church in Richmond, which was then serving as a school for newly freed African American children.