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The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Wallach Division

The Slave Market, Saint Augustine, Florida

The domestic slave trade distributed the African-American population throughout the Southern states. There were 15,500 black people in Florida in 1830 and 61,750 thirty years later. Many had been bought from traders who visited the state, and some were sold at slave markets.

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Image ID: 62693
Title: The slave market, St. Augustine, Fla.
Source: 6000 Series
Location: Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Subjects: African American men
African Americans
Postcards
Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Slave trade -- Florida -- Saint Augustine
Southern States

Keywords: Domestic Slave Trade
Florida
Slave Markets - Florida
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