FLORA STEWART 1867 | “Flora is full of vim, with remarkably retentive memory.” | Portrait of Flora Stewart, a 117-year-old, former Slave, November 5, 1867. (A.W. Kimball, New Hampshire, photographer) Full Length, Vintage Prints, Flora Stewart, New Hampshire, Length Portraits
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William Whipple Jr. (1730-1785) was a sea captain turned merchant who retired to further the American Revolution. In addition to sitting in Congress, he commanded New Hampshire militia in two major campaigns and held various state offices. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Whipple freed his slave, Prince, believing that he could not fight for liberty and own a slave.
Full length portrait, young AFrican American girl standing by a tassled chair, holding doll and handle of baby doll carriage, ca. 1870. Randolph L. Simpson African-American collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Vintage African American photography ♥