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"Whar's Jeff Davis?"

`Whar`s Jeff Davis?` Patriotic cover
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This patriotic cover (envelope featuring images and slogans) was printed during the Civil War to promote the antislavery cause and depicts an African American crawling on all fours, wearing stripes, and with a whip in his hand.