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.
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.
"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
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