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

São Paulo

São Paulo - Brazil

São Paulo. My Brazil =)

São Paulo.

são paulo

Santos,São Paulo - Brazil

A detail of Theatro Municipal, São Paulo's centennial Opera House. São Paulo, Brazil

Sidewalk in São Paulo, Brazil

Ubatuba - São Paulo, Brazil (by Environmental Artist)

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

Slaves

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

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

Liberated slaves were treated as contraband or 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.

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

The slaves friend.

white slaves New Orleans

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

Slave auction and bystanders.

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