You are browsing the archive for slavery.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

What Became of the Slaves on a Georgia Plantation? (1863)

Adam Green - March 21, 2017 in antebellum, civil war, emancipation, gambling, georgia, journalism, plantation, rain, slave auctions, slave plantations, slavery

A scathing article exposing the horrors of a the biggest slave auction in American history.

What Became of the Slaves on a Georgia Plantation? (1863)

Adam Green - March 21, 2017 in antebellum, civil war, emancipation, gambling, georgia, journalism, plantation, rain, slave auctions, slave plantations, slavery

A scathing article exposing the horrors of a the biggest slave auction in American history.

What Became of the Slaves on a Georgia Plantation? (1863)

Adam Green - March 21, 2017 in antebellum, civil war, emancipation, gambling, georgia, journalism, plantation, rain, slave auctions, slave plantations, slavery

A scathing article exposing the horrors of a the biggest slave auction in American history.

What Became of the Slaves on a Georgia Plantation? (1863)

Adam Green - March 21, 2017 in antebellum, civil war, emancipation, gambling, georgia, journalism, plantation, rain, slave auctions, slave plantations, slavery

A scathing article exposing the horrors of a the biggest slave auction in American history.

Lewis Hine’s Composite Photographs of Child Labourers (1913)

Adam Green - January 19, 2016 in child labor, composites, double exposure, lewis hine, slavery

A unique set of composite photographs by Lewis Hine depicting Southern cotton mill workers. Each image was created by purposively rephotographing several workers upon the same photographic plate.

Lewis Hine’s Composite Photographs of Child Labourers (1913)

Adam Green - January 19, 2016 in child labor, composites, double exposure, lewis hine, slavery

A unique set of composite photographs by Lewis Hine depicting Southern cotton mill workers. Each image was created by purposively rephotographing several workers upon the same photographic plate.

The American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1838

lotta - September 22, 2015 in anti-slavery movement, slavery

Issue from 1838 of the American Anti-Slavery Almanac, first published in 1836 by the American Anti-Slavery Society and an attempt to bring awareness about slavery to nineteenth-century America.