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Album of Slave Children

Album of Slave Children by Kimball. Album of 10 CDVs; slave children ( white and colored) from New Orleans. Shown here is Wilson Chinn, a branded slave. When 21 years old he was taken down the river and sold to Volsey B. Marmillion, a sugar planter about 45 miles above New Orleans. This man was accustomed to brand his negroes, and Wilson has on his forehead the letters "V. B. M."

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