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    Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

    Photo Archives -- Ex Slaves (19th & early 20th Century Photos)

    "Emancipated Slaves Brought From Louisiana by Col. George H. Hanks", 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.


    1910's. Children picking cotton in a field. Cotton picking was very hard work, and some of these children look like they are no older that 6 or 7, and are working in the field barefoot.

    Slave auction.

    'White Slaves' of New Orleans.Black people werent the only slaves in America

    Children of the Mississippi Delta, 1936 by Black History Album, via Flickr

    The 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute: African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity at the 1968 Olympic games. Australian Silver medalist Peter Norman wore an Olympic Project for Human Rights badge in support of their protest. Both Americans were expelled from the games as a result.

    More about Minnie Brown --taken at White Studios, NY, 1907 From the link: “She was an actress and singer. And also a member of the Williams & Walker Vaudevillian troupe. In 1920 she served as vice president for the National Association of Negro Musicians.”

    Slave master's children conceived by slaves posed for Porch Portrait in Georgia.

    Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

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    January 1, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. [Written on the back of this 1860s photograph] : "...Oh, let me live in Freedom's Land, or die if still a slave....". SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900

    c. 1860's

    First known photograph of Ulysses S. Grant.

    Victorian mourning photo

    A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one year old. 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

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    Flora Stewart, who had her portrait taken the year before her death in 1868, was a house slave in New Hampshire during the Revolutionary War.