Four child slaves of mixed-race heritage with pale skin were used in pictures to raise funds
March 4, 2012 6:04 PM Subscribe
The ‘white’ slave children of New Orleans: Almost immediately after the law came into practice, Northerners and abolitionists set up relief organisations, which battled to establish schools and provide other forms of support – but their resources were limited. They soon discovered it was near-impossible to find sympathy and support in a war-torn and racially-prejudiced county.
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