Trent River Settlement; School-House and Chapel; Negro Huts
This series of three image shows cabins, school house, chapel and huts in North Carolina. Men, women, children were engaged in various activities, such as conversing, playing games, fishing from a boat in a river, carrying loads on heads. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.
Harper's Weekly (June 6, 1866), p.361.
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North America--North Carolina
"Trent River Settlement; School-House and Chapel; Negro Huts", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1440