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The following image is taken from a digital collection of the University of Southern Carolina.

It illustrates the contempt with which slaveowners of the day treated black individuals and families.

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"Public sale of Negroes"

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Source:

Digital collection of the University of South Carolina, at: http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/ Dimensions 30 x 21 cm, about 12" x 8".

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Originally posted on 2010-OCT-31
Latest update on: 2010-OCT-31
Written by B.A. Robinson

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