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    Lady in litter being carried by her slaves, province of São Paulo in Brazil.

    Sidewalk in São Paulo, Brazil

    Castelinho (Little Castle), Liberdade, São Paulo, Brazil

    O antigo e o moderno... Tribunal de Justiça de São Paulo, Praça João Mendes, São Paulo, Brasil

    "African slave in Brazil" also labeled as "Girl from Salvador 1869" on wiki.healthhaven.... via FlyGirls

    Black History Album .... The Way We Were

    Slaves

    Hotel São Bento, São Paulo (140mm × 71mm) by typeasimage, via Flickr

    SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900

    The Breeding of American Slaves: True Stories of American Slave Breeding and Slave Babies. The reproduction of slaves to increase the wealth of slaveholders by coerced sex, sexual relations between master and slave to produce slave children, and favoring female slaves who produced large number of children. The purpose of slave breeding was to produce new slaves without incurring the cost of purchase and after termination of the Atlantic slave trade. Slaves were viewed as subhuman chattel.

    Liberated slaves were treated as captured property at this time. The confiscation act of 1861 allowed seizing Confederate property but did not clarify the fate of captured slaves. One Union general gained notoriety for general order No. 11 which freed all slaves in areas under his control. President Lincoln countermanded this order amid concerns of the political consequences in four slave holding border states that remained in the Union.

    Slave trade _ House of Slaves, Gorée Island, Dakar, Senegal (1780)

    SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 by Okinawa Soba

    white slaves New Orleans

    SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (25) by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr

    SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1905 (22) by Okinawa Soba,

    Slave auction and bystanders.

    Women of Fauberg Treme, New Orleans. 1890's?

    A huge number of "cowboys" driving herds to the railheads in Kansas were Indians. some of "Indians" who raided the drives for beef in the the "nations" were runaway slaves and ex-slaves adopted into the tribes in the Oklahoma territory.

    "We were stolen, sold and bought together from the African continent. We got on the slave ships together. We lay back to belly in the holds of the slave ships in each others excrement and urine together, sometimes died together, and our lifeless bodies thrown overboard together. Today, we are standing up together, with faith and even some joy." SLAVERY MONUMENT, River St - Savannah GA