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8 images with subject African Americans--Men--Virginia.

  • AARON BURTON (COLORED), AGED 84 YEARS An old servant and coachman of A. D. Mosby, who went through the entire Civil War as a body-servant to his son, Colonel John S. Mosby. Taken in 1898 From The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby.


  • "The Butler was apt to be severe, and was feared." From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • "Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vise-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom got." page 58. From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • The Lady and the Ox-Cart. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Negro Wedding. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • An Old-fashioned Grist-Mill. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • "The test of the men's prowess." From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Typical Negro Cabin. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.