Slaves Working on Plantation
African Americans preparing cotton for the gin on Smith's plantation
Here for your enjoyment is a photograph of Port Royal Island, S.C. African Americans preparing cotton for the gin on Smith's plantation. It was made in 1862 by O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
The photo illustrates Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, specifically of Port Royal, S.C., 1861-1862. Shows seven African Americans sitting in a pile of cotton in front of gin house.
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Image ID# 261999BA