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Washboard, Director Kristina Estle

This is an antique washboard. During this time, washing of clothes was done by hand. Slaves would have washed their master and his family's clothes…

Horse Reins


Horse Reins, Director Kristina Estle

These old horse reigns would have been used on horses. Horses were not only used as farm animals, but they were a mode of transportation. They could…

Slave Household Items


Slave Household Items, Director Kristina Estle

This picture depicts what items you may find in a slave cabin.

Wood stove


Wood stove, Director Kristina Estle

Most slave cabins consisted of fireplaces, but some were fortunate to have wood stoves. They could serve multiple purposes; they would heat the…

Dining in the Slave Cabin


Dining in the Slave Cabin, Director Kristina Estle

Slaves' meals were much simpler and less plentiful than the master of the plantation and his family. Some slaves had the option to tend to their own…

Tools 2


Tools 2, Director Kristina Estle

Tools such as these were similar to those on the plantation.

Wagon Wheel


Wagon Wheel, Director Kristina Estle

Though most production was done by hand, horse-drawn wagons would have been the main type of transportation. The horse and buggy had many uses on the…



Tools, Director Kristina Estle

The slaves would have used these types of tools. The number one type of production in the South was cotton production, following in second would have…

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