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1864 cdv of black slave, Wilson Chinn reading to 3 fair-skinned New Orleans slave children. Proceeds of the sale of cdv was used to raise money for education of Colored People in the Gulf. Northern whites were shocked and outraged at sight of white slaves (the light-complexioned slave children in this and other cdv's were described as immoral offspring of slave-owners). *s*

"In 1863 and 1864, 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 included to evoke sympathy from white northerners. Photographs of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey were mass-produced and sold as part of the campaign."

"Rosa, A Slave Girl from New Orleans", 1863-64. In 1863 and 1864, 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 included to evoke sympathy from white northerners. Photographs of Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs, and Augusta Broujey were mass-produced and sold as part of the campaign.