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George Young, Age 91 Alabama  ex-slave https://www.loc.gov/resource/mesn.010/?st=gallery

George Young, Age 91 Alabama ex-slave https://www.loc.gov/resource/mesn.010/?st=gallery

Fannie Brown    Fannie Brown , aged Negro of Waco, Texas, does not knew her age. She was born near Richmond. Virginia, a slave of the Koonce family. They sold her to Mrs. Margaret Taylor , of Belton, Texas, when Fannie was only five years old, and she never saw her mother again.,

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed By BETH STEBNER

Emma Taylor , 89, was born a slave of the Greer family, in Mississippi. She and her mother were sold to a Texas man, whose name Emma has forgotten. Emma lives with one of her children, in Tyler, Texas.

Emma Taylor , 89, was born a slave of the Greer family, in Mississippi. She and her mother were sold to a Texas man, whose name Emma has forgotten. Emma lives with one of her children, in Tyler, Texas.

Unknown II. Portraits of Ex-Slaves 1930's

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

Nap McQueen was born in Tennessee, a slave of the McQueen family, she later brought Nap to Texas. He new lives in Beaumont.

Nap McQueen was born in Tennessee, a slave of the McQueen family, she later brought Nap to Texas. He new lives in Beaumont.

Abraham Jones' House

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James Martin , 311 Dawson St., San Antonio, Texas, is 90 years old. His parents were Freston and Lissie Martin and he was born in Alexandria, Va. Uses little dialect.

James Martin , 311 Dawson St., San Antonio, Texas, is 90 years old. His parents were Freston and Lissie Martin and he was born in Alexandria, Va. Uses little dialect.

Everett Ingram Alabama  ex-slave https://www.loc.gov/resource/mesn.010/?st=gallery

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Sam Jones Washington , 88, was born a slave to Mr. Sam Young , who owned a small farm and a ranch along the Colorado River, in Wharton Co., Tex. Mr. Young also owned Sam's mother with six children and one other negress with four children. Sam was trained and used as a cowhand, before and after his Emancipation, until the ranch was sold. Then he farmed until 1905, when he came to Ft. Worth and entered the packing industry as a cattlehand. . He now resides at 3520 Columbus Ave., N., Ft. Worth

"If the horse throw you off, them cattle stamp you to death. Gabriel sure blow he horn for you then!" Sam Jones Washington, former slave cowboy from Wharton County, Texas.

Felice Boudreaux

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Parker Poole

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San AngeloLou Williams , said to be the oldest citizen of San Angelo, Texas, was born in southern Maryland in 1829. She and her family were slaves of Abram and Kitty Williams , of that section, and Lou served as nursemaid to her master's children from the age of eight until after the Civil War. She then wont to Louisiana where she worked as a cock for several years before coming to San Angelo. She is very active for her 108 years and is a familiar figure about town, with her crutch.

San AngeloLou Williams , said to be the oldest citizen of San Angelo, Texas, was born in southern Maryland in 1829. She and her family were slaves of Abram and Kitty Williams , of that section, and Lou served as nursemaid to her master's children from the age of eight until after the Civil War. She then wont to Louisiana where she worked as a cock for several years before coming to San Angelo. She is very active for her 108 years and is a familiar figure about town, with her crutch.

Occupational portrait of an African American brick layer. Creators: Platt, A. C. (Alvord C.), 1828-1884, photographer.   Date Created/Published: [between 1860 and 1870].

Occupational portrait of an African American brick layer. Creators: Platt, A. (Alvord C. Date Created/Published: [between 1860 and

Nelsen Denson , 90, was born near Hembirg, Arkansas, a slave of Jim Denson , who sold Nelsen and his family to Felix Grundy . Nelsen's memory is poor, but he managed to recall a few incidents. He now lives in Waco, Texas

Nelsen Denson , 90, was born near Hembirg, Arkansas, a slave of Jim Denson , who sold Nelsen and his family to Felix Grundy . Nelsen's memory is poor, but he managed to recall a few incidents. He now lives in Waco, Texas

Jeff Nunn

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