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The innocents
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Title:

The innocents

Collection:

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Description:

Print shows a group of African American men. One, standing at center, is wearing a hat labeled "Judge Whitewashed," and the others are wearing hats labeled "Whitewasher No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, No. 7, and Whitewasher No. 8." They are standing in front of a cabin labeled "Capitol at Albany." The eight whitewashers gesture toward the central figure. Caption: "He hain't seen nuffin o' yer chickens - he's as innercent as we is!"

Creation Date:

1882-06-07

Creator:

Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937

Citation (Chicago Style):

The innocents. Prints and Photographs division. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287939. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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