Spotlight: Celebrating Black History Month

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“Overseer Artayou Carrier whipped me. I was two months in bed sore from the whipping. My master come after I was whipped; he discharged the overseer.” The very words of poor Peter, taken as he sat for his picture. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. ca. 1861 – ca. 1865 (165-JT-230)

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