This view of 34th Street is looking east. A woman and her two children are walking on the sidewalk as traffic speeds along the street. The Empire State Building can be seen in the distance as well as the large, red sign for the New Yorker.
Slaves--Tennessee--Wilson County; Slavery--Tennessee--Wilson County
Bill of sale for "one negro woman named Harrietand also one negro boy named George Washington" from the executors of the estates of the Rev. Samuel Donnell, deceased, to Edward McMillan [probably both of Wilson County, Tennessee].
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Benjamin, born May 15, 1801, to a 'Negro Woman Slave named Mary' belonging to New York City merchant James VanZandt. In final sentence, the word 'abandon' has been crossed out and replaced with 'retain,' so that it instead...