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Edward W. Clay, "An Amalgamation Waltz", n.d

Title

Edward W. Clay, "An Amalgamation Waltz", n.d

Description

This cartoon plays on the fear that Whites had towards African Americans. As pictured, free African Americans are dancing with white women, replacing the white male populace. Targeted at Southerners, many feared the abolition of slavery and its unwanted effects. This cartoon shows an exaggerate effect of African Americans on whites if freed from slavery.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Edward W. Clay, "An Amalgamation Waltz"

Date

18XX-XX-XX

Contributor

Ballentine, Jay

Type

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Unknown, Edward W. Clay, "An Amalgamation Waltz", n.d, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 23, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/716.