Taste the sweetness of freedom and the bitter struggle for equality through the documents that impacted the lives of an entire race. Freedom's Children, the sequel to the best-selling Lest We Forget, is a stirring collection of photographs and removable documents that bring to life the heart-wrenching, inspiring tale of freedmen and freedwomen during Reconstruction and into the twentieth century. The story of a people who refused to be defeated is continued through this three-dimensional, interactive format.

Study an excerpt from a schoolbook used to teach the newly freed how to read.

Hold in your hand a grant giving twenty acres of land to a former slave who previously had owned nothing.

Read a confidential message from a World War I general detailing the lower status to be accorded black soldiers.

Examine the letter that urges former slaves to leave the South for a better life in Colorado.
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