Children Picking Cotton, Alabama c. 1920's

Children Picking Cotton, Alabama c. 1920's

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

1916 Boy Picking Cotton in COMANCHE Oklahoma

1916 Boy Picking Cotton in COMANCHE Oklahoma

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago.  Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

Slavery in Antebellum Georgia | New Georgia Encyclopedia

Slavery in Antebellum Georgia | New Georgia Encyclopedia

New Madrid County, Missouri. Child of sharecropper cultivating cotton, 1938. Russell Lee - Photographer

New Madrid County, Missouri. Child of sharecropper cultivating cotton, 1938. Russell Lee - Photographer

Ireland was the greatest victim of British slave trade. *We never learned about Irish slavery in school. I find it appalling that this chapter of our history was erased. bcb*

Ireland was the greatest victim of British slave trade. *We never learned about Irish slavery in school. I find it appalling that this chapter of our history was erased. bcb*

Starving Children During the Russian Famine

Starving and Ragged Children During the Russian Famine

Starving Children During the Russian Famine

Oyster shuckers in South Carolina Josie 6, Bertha 10 and Sophie 6. 1909

Oyster shuckers in South Carolina Josie 6, Bertha 10 and Sophie 6. 1909

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family  1936 Photograph by Daniel Hagerman

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936

Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936 Photograph by Daniel Hagerman

Tuscaloosa Alabama AL 1932 Bryce Hospital Antique Vintage Linen Postcard

Tuscaloosa Alabama AL 1932 Bryce Hospital Antique Vintage Linen Postcard

Slaves Working in Fields | SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 ...

Slaves Working in Fields | SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 ...

African-Native Americans-Between 1680&1700 fewer Europeans migrated 2 the colonies-Planters began 2 import more Africans as slaves. the House of Burgesses in Virginia enacted a new slave code in 1705; added new provisions that embedded the principles of white supremacy in the law. By early 18th cent, colonial courts & legislatures had racialized slavery,essentially creating a caste system in which slavery applied nearly exclusively 2 Black Africans,people of African descent, & Native…

African-Native Americans-Between 1680&1700 fewer Europeans migrated 2 the colonies-Planters began 2 import more Africans as slaves. the House of Burgesses in Virginia enacted a new slave code in 1705; added new provisions that embedded the principles of white supremacy in the law. By early 18th cent, colonial courts & legislatures had racialized slavery,essentially creating a caste system in which slavery applied nearly exclusively 2 Black Africans,people of African descent, & Native…

1860 Slaves on a S.C. Plantation. These look like they may be the Magnolia Plantation

1860 Slaves on a S.C. Plantation. These look like they may be the Magnolia Plantation

Deuteronomy 28:50 "A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young"

Deuteronomy 28:50 "A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young"

1911 Virginia Cotton Mill workers

1911 Virginia Cotton Mill workers

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