Knitted hood -- pretty sure this is one of the "white slave" children from New Orleans.
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I can't help but notice how white this slave child look. Union Soldiers in the Civil War reported seeing slaves who were as white as they were, which contributed to the union army becoming ardently abolitionist during the war.
Notorious transvestites who scandalized London in Fanny & Stella. The two men spent 4 months in jail awaiting trial. Despite the fact that their apartment had been under surveillance for a year, the prosecution case was weak and the men were acquitted.
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Fundraiser organizers used lighter skinned mixed race slave children as part of an campaign to raise money for African American schools in the They believed that lighter skinned slaves would garner more sympathy, and in turn more money, for their cause.