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History in Photos: Born in Slavery.  Ellen Butler ex-slave, Beaumont, Texas, 1937.

History in Photos: Born in Slavery. Ellen Butler ex-slave, Beaumont, Texas,

CALLIE SHEPHERD, Former Slave. (Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938).

CALLIE SHEPHERD, Former Slave. (Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938).

Unknown IV. Portraits of Ex-Slaves 1930's

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, …

Lorenza Ezell

151 years since slavery was abolished in the United States. The Thirteenth Amendment, by which slavery was formally forbidden, was passed on Jan.

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

Stunning portraits of former slaves photographed seventy years after the Emancipation Proclamation

Beaumont, Texas...DANIEL BROUSSARD, age 87, born in 1850, was the son of a mulatto slave. He gave the story of his life in the French patois (local dialect) spoken by Louisiana French Negroes. (Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938).

DANIEL BROUSSARD, age born in was the son of a mulatto slave. He gave the story of his life in the French patois (local dialect) spoken by Louisiana French Negroes. (Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project,

An authentic former Nigerian Slave :(

"I WAS A SLAVE" Afro-Cuban Slave.my ancestry. Many forget that African slaves were taken to Cuban and other Caribbean and Latin American countries.

Beaumont, Life

VALMAR CORMIER tells his story in a mixture of English and French. As far as he knows, he is nearly 90 years old. He now lives in the Pear Orchard Settlement, in Beaumont, Texas.

Some of the former slaves in this film that were living in 1936-37 were over 100 years old - http://alabamapioneers.com/former-slaves-living-in-alabama/

Some of the former slaves in this film that were living in were over 100 years old

Oliver Bell

Oliver Bell : Federal Writers' Project : Free Download & Streaming

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, …

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