Images: American Abolitionists, Elitism and Education

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The Domestic Slave Trade

Slavery (created [1857?]), [1857?]

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

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The Domestic Slave Trade

American abolitionists, frustrated in their efforts to get Congress to implement a federal ban on the slave trade, took a particular interest in the welfare of Free Blacks; particularly those kidnapped or caught up in the domestic slave trade.