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    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...

    White and black child

    3y Saved to 1860s
    • Jhe Mara

      Wow. Bi racial is still just BLACK. History hasn't changed. Some whites feel like bi-racial means TAINTED.

    • Kristin Coble

      Pictured are Isaac White and Rosina Downs. They both were slave children in New Orleans, and were emancipated in 1864 when General Butler took New Orleans (pinning for the link to a historical photo blog-very interesting)

    • *Stacy*

      *'White' slaves used for 1860s fundraiser propaganda Lighter skinned slave children of mixed race heritage were used as part of a fundraising campaign to help struggling African American schools in 1860s New Orleans. Campaign organizers believed the lighter complexioned children would help boost donations to their cause.

    • Terri McJunkin

      blackhistoryalbum: The “White” Slave Children of New Orleans | 1860sIsaac and Rosa 1863. Rosa is mixed race ancestry. Both were former slav...

    • Ivey Rose Rivers

      historic photos of a white slave - Isaac & Rosa. Slave Children from New Orleans. c.1863

    • Jan Oehlert

      Historic photos of "white" slaves in the Civil War Era

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