Slavery: This is a photograph showing a group of Plantation Slaves. The photograph was taken on Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina. It shows a group of about 30 slaves gathered around a large slave cabin. Photograph is by Timothy O'Sullivan.
Slave Life — these were people being used as cheap labor, often overworked, mistreated, and underfed. Seen here is a slave family standing next to baskets of recently-picked cotton in the fields of a plantation near Savannah, Georgia in the
Slave Quarters, "The Oaks Plantation," Colbert County, Alabama. The original log cabin is said to have been built in the by Native Americans and is located nine miles south east of Tuscumbia, near Spring Valley.
THE OLD SLAVE MARKET. This open-sided auction house is were men, women, families and children were ripped from each others arms, and sold like animals for to the highest bidder. How could any moral person find acceptance of this?
Rescued east African slaves crowd the deck of the HMS Daphne. - Extremely rare photo of packed slave merchant ship. Rescued slaves aboard HMS Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel involved in anti-slave trade activities in the Indian Ocean, 1868
The children of slaves at “Uncle Gabriel’s Cabin,” 1860 Once “freed”, many of the former slaves and their children had no where to go and continued living on the property of their former slave masters.— at South Carolina.
Lena_Baker was an African American maid who was executed for murder by the State of Georgia in 1945 for killing her employer, Ernest Knight, in At her trial she said that he had imprisoned and threatened to shoot her should she try to leave