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February 2017

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865

February 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 7, 2017

The Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave.
Austin, 78701
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Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 examines the lives of individuals intertwined in the domestic slave trade by exploring slavery’s reach beyond New Orleans and Galveston, beyond Texas, beyond the South, and into the very fabric of America. The exhibition uses first-person testimonies and original artifacts to explore how human beings were forced across the country, fought to resist enslavement, and how human lives became a primary currency of America’s pre-Civil War economy. See more than 75 original…

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