Prof. Councill in Iowa at Clarinda Chataugua

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    Four page leaflet reporting Emancipation Day speech of W.H. Councill, who was born in slavery. "He asks only that his race be given a chance to prove itself; he petitions that his race be set free from the shackles of prejudice and discrimination that bind its development in tighter and more galling chains than ever fettered the limbs of a slave."
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