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Rebecca, the slave girl - 1863 or 1864. (Title written in pencil on back of the mount.)  Rebecca Huger, an 11-year-old who by all appearances seems white, were a reminder to people that the slave laws might at some point enslave "whites" as well.

Rebecca, the slave girl - 1863 or (Title written in pencil on back of the mount.) Rebecca Huger, an who by all appearances seems white, were a reminder to people that the slave laws might at some point enslave white-looking people as well.

Rebecca, Charley & Rosa, slave children from New Orleans, 1863. They are the offspring of white fathers through two or three generations - via reddit [[MORE]] The Young White Faces of Slavery For Northern readers scanning the Jan. 30, 1864, issue of Harper’s Weekly for news from the South, a large engraving on page 69 brought the war home in an unexpected way. Drawn from a photograph, it featured eight recently freed slaves from Union-occupied New Orleans. At the back of the portrait stood…

Fundraiser organizers used lighter skinned mixed race slave children as part of an campaign to raise money for African American schools in the They believed that lighter skinned slaves would garner more sympathy, and in turn more money, for their cause.

The 'white' slave children of New Orleans: Images of pale mixed-race slaves used to drum up sympathy among wealthy donors in 1860s    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2107458/    I found their faces haunting.

The 'white' slave children of New Orleans: Images of pale mixed-race slaves used to drum up sympathy among wealthy donors in 1860s

"Rosa, Rebecca, Augusta", In 1863 and eight former slaves toured the northern states to raise money for impoverished African-American schools in New Orleans; four children with mixed-race ancestry and pale complexions were deliberately incl

1860, Emancipated slave child

Kimball American (active Rebecca, an Emancipated Slave, from New Orleans, 1863 Photograph, Carte-de-visite Am.

Slave who gave birth to her slave owners child from rape, then to be talked to badly by her own child not giving away that was her mother This picture is of a slave and the child she gave birth to being raised as white by the slave owners wife as she was childless... The children did not know of this situation so treated there own birth mothers  badly.

rare tintype of Baltimore slave Martha Ann “Patty” Atavis and Alice Lee Whitridge, the young girl she cared for, was probably taken in 1860

Rare Photo of Civil War Era African American Woman and White Baby by Mathew Brady.

Rare Photo of Civil War Era African American Woman and White Baby by Mathew Brady don’t not a SINGLE black women in these photos look like they want to be anywhere NEAR those worthless children.

Organisers believed the white faces of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey would encourage donors to sympathise with the plight of recently-emancipated slaves and give more generously

The 'white' slave children of New Orleans: Images of pale mixed-race slaves used to drum up sympathy among wealthy donors in 1860s

Organisers believed the white faces of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey would encourage donors to sympathise with the plight of recently-emancipated slaves and give more generously

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