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[Slave quarters in Brandon, Florida]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09843 Author/Creator: Place Written: Brandon, Florida Type: Photograph Date: 1865 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 19.3 x 23.6 cm. Order a Copy

One photograph of slave quarters in Brandon, Florida. Image displays a man on a cattle-drawn wagon with bags of goods and the residence of enslaved people. Taken in 1865 and printed in 1890.

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