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Southern Folk Artist & Antiques Dealer/Collector: Julien Hudson New Orleans Antebellum free man of color artist

"Plaçage was a recognized extralegal system in which white French and Spanish and later Creole men entered into the equivalent of common-law marriages with women of African, Indian and white (European) Creole descent.

A Knight of the Holy Roman Empire. Circa: 1490-1510. Study and learn that which is not taught in history classes.

A Knight of the Holy Roman Empire. Circa: Study and learn that which is not taught in history classes.

Woman from Suriname (1899)

Woman from Suriname

A young light-skinned black woman, three-quarter length, in profile to right, wearing a high waisted pink dress of around 1805, a frill at t...

A young light-skinned black woman, 1805

The Moors: Moor Etymology, Moors Truth, Real Moors, Moor Origins, Moorish History, True Moors, Africans in Europe

The Moors: Moor Etymology, Moors Truth, Real Moors, Moor Origins, Moorish…

Saint Maurice was Theban legion commander in Roman army during 3rd cen. AD. He and legion, along with other Roman troops, were engaged in fierce battle with Gauls, in a region that is today Switzerland, Saint Maurice and legion, who had all by then converted to Christianity, decided to refuse any participation in annual Roman pagan celebrations. The Emperor, Maximianus Hercules, was outraged when he heard of this, and took severe action by ordering the execution of the entire legion in 287…

Saint Maurice was a Cen. AD Theban legion commander in the Roman army.

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