Friday, June 11, 2010

Rare photo of slave children found in NC attic

RALEIGH, N.C. – A haunting 150-year-old photo found in a North Carolina attic shows a young black child named John, barefoot and wearing ragged clothes, perched on a barrel next to another unidentified young boy.

Art historians believe it's an extremely rare Civil War-era photograph of children who were either slaves at the time or recently emancipated.

Read more about this here http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100611/ap_on_re_us/us_slavery_photo

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