Tag Archives: slave photos

Rare Slave Photo Found in North Carolina


RALEIGH, N.C. – A haunting 150-year-old slave photo found in a North Carolina attic shows a young black child named John, barefoot and wearing ragged clothes, perched on a barrel next to another unidentified young boy.

Art historians believe it’s an extremely rare Civil War-era photograph of children who were either slaves at the time or recently emancipated.

Continue reading Rare Slave Photo Found in North Carolina

Share