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Elijah P. Lovejoy memorial pitcher

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Identifier: 1960-044-0000

Title: Elijah P. Lovejoy memorial pitcher

Description: Commemorative Staffordshire pitcher dedicated to the memory of abolitionist printer Elijah Lovejoy of Alton, IL, who was killed in 1837 during an attack by a pro-slavery mob who destroyed his press .

Rights: UND


Dates: 1837-1845

Type(s): Pitcher


Subjects: Lovejoy, Elijah P. (Elijah Parish), 1802-1837
Slavery, abolition, and emancipation
African Americans


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