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Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter: The latest contraband of war

Massa can`t have dis chile, dat`s what`s de matter: The latest contraband of war 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 man holding a hoe.

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