Friend of Friends Friday- Slave Children

Two years ago, the local paper featured the below article. The 150 year old photograph of slave children caught my attention. I paid closer attention to the selling price over $1,000. for the slave boy John in 1854; rather than the rare photograph. The idea that a slave boy could be sold off for that amount of money had me baffled. Still, all in all, I wanted to share this article that reiterates the message: “A picture is worth a thousand words”
slave children

3 Replies to “Friend of Friends Friday- Slave Children”

  1. I can certainly relate to your thoughts about this photo as well. The idea of placing a price on human life is baffling in and of itself. Still, those were the times in which our ancestors lived. And your final assessing statement speak volumes indeed!


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