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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-11-10 11:18 AM
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they probably wouldn't care...
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  -Rare photograph of children slaves found in attic Judi Lynn  Jun-10-10 03:46 PM   #0 
  - I wonder what happened to them.  Brickbat   Jun-10-10 03:47 PM   #1 
  - I doubt we will ever know  customerserviceguy   Jun-10-10 04:04 PM   #6 
  - Yeah.  Brickbat   Jun-10-10 04:18 PM   #10 
  - but they know who took the picture  JI7   Jun-10-10 04:31 PM   #13 
  - Actually, there is a chance they could be traced  theHandpuppet   Jun-10-10 06:29 PM   #35 
  - I always feel the same way when I look at old photos or gravestones. I wonder who  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-10-10 10:17 PM   #43 
  - I thought the slave children were actually found in the attic!  JuniperLea   Jun-10-10 03:49 PM   #2 
  - They look so sad  sharp_stick   Jun-10-10 03:51 PM   #3 
  - It looks like the older boy has realized that one of them  Warpy   Jun-10-10 03:57 PM   #4 
  - it has brady as the photog so he probably was there and asked  roguevalley   Jun-10-10 04:18 PM   #9 
  - Mathew Brady hardly left Washington DC during the war.  Spider Jerusalem   Jun-10-10 04:33 PM   #14 
     - you could see his photographic plates being used in greenhouses  roguevalley   Jun-10-10 11:47 PM   #46 
  - Many early photographs by Brady and others, particularly of poor folks, shows  LuckyLib   Jun-11-10 01:18 AM   #48 
  - Photographs at that time were extremely expensive  revolution breeze   Jun-11-10 07:38 AM   #58 
  - Indeed.  Matariki   Jun-10-10 05:26 PM   #29 
  - I noticed that too.  Delphinus   Jun-11-10 06:24 AM   #56 
  - You may be reading too much into their facial expressions.  surrealAmerican   Jun-11-10 08:40 AM   #60 
  - If there was ever an iconic picture of slavery that is it.  zeemike   Jun-10-10 04:01 PM   #5 
  - you can feel their pain  bdamomma   Jun-10-10 08:03 PM   #41 
  - k/r  Solly Mack   Jun-10-10 04:09 PM   #7 
  - They look like brothers to me. Slavery - the original sin of the USA. nt  thereismore   Jun-10-10 04:15 PM   #8 
  - The original sin was stealing lands from Native Americans  Mimosa   Jun-10-10 04:33 PM   #15 
     - I thought about that too, but then I realized that the stealing of land and murder preceded the USA.  thereismore   Jun-11-10 11:15 AM   #61 
        - And slavery didn't?  ieoeja   Jun-11-10 11:29 AM   #66 
           - Yes, but slavery was codified explicitly in the US Constitution as lawful and factual. nt  thereismore   Jun-11-10 01:45 PM   #70 
  - the picture  alfredo   Jun-10-10 04:22 PM   #11 
  - They look like brothers. n/t  Mimosa   Jun-10-10 04:34 PM   #16 
     - They don't look too happy.  alfredo   Jun-10-10 04:43 PM   #18 
        - do you think they had any happy moments in their life ?  JI7   Jun-10-10 04:57 PM   #21 
           - Maybe before they were made to work in the fields.  alfredo   Jun-10-10 05:03 PM   #23 
              - They were probably strapped to their mothers' backs  Arugula Latte   Jun-11-10 11:21 AM   #64 
                 - A few days ago I read the Libertarian justification for slavery.  alfredo   Jun-11-10 11:30 AM   #67 
  - Mathew Brady was one of the "people of interest" my kids reported about  demtenjeep   Jun-10-10 04:24 PM   #12 
  - What a treasure- I hope the decendants can somehow be traced  Tailormyst   Jun-10-10 04:38 PM   #17 
  - Send it to those "Confederate History Month" fuckers.  Warren DeMontague   Jun-10-10 04:44 PM   #19 
  - +1000  theHandpuppet   Jun-10-10 06:20 PM   #34 
  - .  fascisthunter   Jun-11-10 11:18 AM   #63 
  - Yep. The Confederate Boosters make me sick to my stomach.  Arugula Latte   Jun-11-10 11:22 AM   #65 
  - are there other pics like this anywhere ?  JI7   Jun-10-10 04:45 PM   #20 
  - Yes.  Mimosa   Jun-10-10 04:58 PM   #22 
  - Thanks so much for this valuable resource!!!  activa8tr   Jun-10-10 05:16 PM   #27 
  - More here for you  dipsydoodle   Jun-11-10 04:43 AM   #52 
  - the girl in this pic really stands out to me  JI7   Jun-10-10 05:35 PM   #32 
  - Thanks for posting the photo. The child looks very care-worn already. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jun-11-10 03:21 AM   #49 
  - Double posted, dupe. Sorry. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jun-11-10 03:22 AM   #50 
  - Thnks for posting that  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-10-10 10:20 PM   #44 
  - Beautiful, dignified people. nt  thereismore   Jun-11-10 11:18 AM   #62 
  - "Slave with his dog" 1937. sb Former Slave.  unc70   Jun-11-10 11:31 AM   #68 
  - a few years back, the WaPo re-ran a series of audio interviews  Blue_Tires   Jun-10-10 05:08 PM   #25 
     - Those audio interviews were done through one of FDRs programs.  bobbolink   Jun-10-10 07:55 PM   #39 
        - you saw it?  Blue_Tires   Jun-10-10 10:14 PM   #42 
           - these ?  JI7   Jun-10-10 10:20 PM   #45 
           - yeah...thanks!  Blue_Tires   Jun-12-10 09:55 AM   #74 
           - I remember reading about it, and how it was funded through one of FDRs programs.  bobbolink   Jun-11-10 06:59 PM   #73 
  - Photo and documents  safeinOhio   Jun-10-10 05:03 PM   #24 
  - Actually, adjusted for inflation, he was sold for about $30,000  Xithras   Jun-10-10 05:38 PM   #33 
     - In some ways, thats not so different from now. Corporations do the same.  bobbolink   Jun-10-10 07:58 PM   #40 
        - no, it's still different  JI7   Jun-11-10 03:52 AM   #51 
  - Fascinating to find such an item. It brings up so many questions like  activa8tr   Jun-10-10 05:13 PM   #26 
  - +1  eShirl   Jun-11-10 04:58 AM   #53 
  - Sort of an aside  Matariki   Jun-10-10 05:25 PM   #28 
  - they were slaves and their life was very much based on that  JI7   Jun-10-10 05:30 PM   #30 
     - Good points  Matariki   Jun-10-10 05:34 PM   #31 
  - So rich white guys are still making money off slavery  SmileyRose   Jun-10-10 06:34 PM   #36 
  - isn't he the guy who bought the pic ? i think he collects pics from history  JI7   Jun-10-10 07:38 PM   #37 
  - Agreed.  proteus_lives   Jun-10-10 07:41 PM   #38 
  - how much money has he made?? eom  yawnmaster   Jun-11-10 04:59 AM   #54 
  - You can tell what race(s)/ethnicity(ies) he is by that photo?  eShirl   Jun-11-10 05:03 AM   #55 
  - you mean a few drops of brown blood?  SmileyRose   Jun-11-10 05:28 PM   #71 
  - Pretty sick, isn't it? n/t  activa8tr   Jun-11-10 07:29 AM   #57 
  - That guy's not caucasian. Hating whites doesn't help anything.  laureloak   Jun-11-10 07:48 AM   #59 
     - Not hatin' just sayin'  SmileyRose   Jun-11-10 05:29 PM   #72 
  - Poor babies  skygazer   Jun-10-10 11:55 PM   #47 
  - I doubt John from document was one of the boys in the picture  unc70   Jun-11-10 12:05 PM   #69 
 

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