Jim Lawson (Uncle Jim), Windsor Plantation, Alabama, 1915

Description

Born a slave in Maryland, Jim Lawson was taken to Alabama 20 years before the Civil War and placed on Windsor plantation, where he was still living and working at the time of this photograph.

Source

Essie Collins Matthews, Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and Others: Character Studies Among the Old Slaves of the South, Fifty Years After: illustrated from photographs made by the author in the cabins and on the plantations(Columbus, Ohio, 1915)

Creator

Matthews, Essie Collins

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0240

Spatial Coverage

North America--Alabama

Citation

"Jim Lawson (Uncle Jim), Windsor Plantation, Alabama, 1915", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 5, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1552
Born a slave in Maryland, Jim Lawson was taken to Alabama 20 years before the Civil War and placed on Windsor plantation, where he was still living and working at the time of this photograph.
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