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What is you gwing to fite' for?
Patriotic envelope collection. Series I: Civil War envelopes, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
Pictorial Envelope: 1 envelope; 3 x 5 1/2 in. African-American woman doing laundry with African-American man, standing beside her while smoking a pipe. White envelope with black ink. Image on left. Printed below image: 'Dinah. 'What is you bwing to fite' / for?' / Pompey. 'Dat's what dis chile can't / find out, Massa says he don't know.'
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African AmericansSlavery--United States
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