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Alabama slavery

"Two sunny smiles in Sylacauga, Alabama." 1930s - 1941 circa

Alabama slavery

Maria Fearing, a former slave from Sumter County, Alabama, served as a Presbyterian missionary to the Congo in Africa, photo: 1880-1889

Alabama slavery

Unidentified African American woman, 1870-1890

Alabama slavery

African American woman standing with a white woman in a cotton field, 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

Three African American children in front of a cabin, 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

"Aunt Dora Queen" a midwife in Eufaula, Alabama, 1930s-1941

Alabama slavery

Jorena Pettway, Gee's Bend, AL, 1939 Sorting peas inside her smokehouse with many fruits and vegetables which she canned.

Alabama slavery

George Harris of Barbour County, AL, 1930s-1941 Harris was a "Jack of all trades" working as a brick mason, carpenter, and painter.

Alabama slavery

African American man in a field, 1911

Alabama slavery

African American woman with three children and a dog, 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

African American man and children standing in a cotton field, 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

Four African American children sitting on a fence, 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

African American woman holding turkey 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

African American man in an ox-drawn cart 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

African American woman sweeping a yard 1890-1920

Alabama slavery

Git up dar buck, 1890-1910 African American woman with a pair of oxen hitched to a plow.

Alabama slavery

Chantilly Plantation in Mount Meigs, Alabama 1890-1910

Alabama slavery

African American man with cotton bales in Selma, Alabama, 1890-1910 The man's pants are covered with cotton.

Alabama slavery

African Americans dressed for church, standing in front of a cabin in Selma, Alabama 1890-1910

Alabama slavery

Winter Canteya, 85, & his wife, 83, Fort Mitchell, AL, once slaves of Gen. Cantey, 1900-1920 Winter served as his master's bodyguard in Mexican & Civil Wars.

Alabama slavery

African Americans working in a field in Lowndes County, Alabama, 1939

Alabama slavery

Lithograph postcard of African Americans standing in a cotton field 1930s - 1941 circa

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Photos: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama

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