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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 19

6. The American Union Commission: Its Origin, Operations and Purposes. Organized to Aid in the Restoration of the Union upon the Basis of Freedom, Industry, Education, and Christian Morality (New York: Sanford, Harroun & Co., 1865). (24 p.)

History of a relief agency organized to help people, black and white, who had been displaced by the war. This organization later merged with the American Freedmen’s Aid Union to form the Freedmen’s Union Commission. (The collection has another copy of this pamphlet in volume 71 [no. 15].)