Black Heritage

Black Heritage

SLAVE SALE BROADSIDE “SLAVE ANN ELIZA AND HER CHILD FLORENCE” – TO BE AUCTIONED OFF ON FEB. 14, 1853 AT THE COURTHOUSE IN LOUISVILLE, KY. TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER


Our Favorite Runaway Slave Broadside – $50 REWARD for a Slave Named Zada – Dated Nov. 19th, 1852 this Slave is Similar to Eliza in Uncle Tom’s Cabin!


From our Black History/Slavery Collection: Two Early 6 Inch Plates Featuring Slaves


“For Sale of Slaves & Transfer of Stock… a Charge of $2.00” – Estates had to pay a tax to the “Ordinary’s Office” in Charleston, S.C.


Letter Written to Slave Broker Z. B. Oakes in Charleston, S.C.  – He was the dealer that ran the SLAVE PEN… which became the “Old Slave Mart Museum”! – THIS LETTER WAS FOUND AND KEPT AS A SOUVENIR WHEN CHARLESTON FELL TO THE UNION ARMY IN MARCH OF 1865

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