Illustration, Slavery Auction

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Title: A Slave Auction at the South
Date: 1861
Creator: Theodore R. Davis
Description: An 1861 illustration in Harper’s Weekly depicting the common practice of auctioning off African American men, women, and children infront of a crowd in the south.
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Source: Library of Congress
Additional Information: Illus. in: Harper’s weekly, v. 5, no. 237, 1861 July 13, p. 442.

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