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    [Slavery]. Three Cartes de Visite of New Orleans Slaves. Measuring 2.5" x 4", each card features Rebecca, Charley, and Rosa, "slave children from New Orleans." All three children are white (or are biracial) and were, according to research, used as a propaganda tool to solicit money from rich Notherners to support "the education of Colored People." In one of the photos, the children are learning from Wilson Chinn, a former African slave from a sugar plantation.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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