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The Freedmen’s Bureau, established in 1865, provided assistance and education to former slaves.

Fri, 2013-04-19 17:40 -- administrator

The Freedmen’s Bureau, established in 1865, provided assistance and education to former slaves.

William Gladstone Collection

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