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From Abe Lincoln to Ebola: A Short History of Liberia | FRONTLINE

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United States 4 cent postage stamp illustrating a portrait of President Lincoln
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Original daguerreotype by Augustus Washington, photo by Rufus Anson
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Frederick Douglass, ca. 1879
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