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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to the 1860s
|Advertisement for clothing for slaves from New Orleans, Louisiana
|Business and financial document
|Circular advertises slave shoes and hats by type, virtues, and price aimed at plantation owners who would have to clothe many slaves for reasonable prices. This company specialized in clothing products for slaves. The circular was published a few months prior to the outbreak of the Civil War. Since New Orleans was in Union hands by mid 1862, this brochure is very rare.
|Slave Life African American History Slavery Merchants and Trade Commerce Clothing and Accessories
|New Orleans, Louisiana
|Merchants & Commerce; Slavery & Abolition
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945