African Americans of Galveston (Images of America) by Tommie D. Boudreaux,Alice M. Gatson PDF

By Tommie D. Boudreaux,Alice M. Gatson

within the nineteenth century, Galveston shorelines have been a gateway for immigrants to Texas and locations past. Slaves, the compelled immigrants, have been delivered to Galveston as estate on the market. the most important slave exchange operation in Galveston used to be carried out by way of Jean Laffite, a pirate. His slave exchange enterprise begun round 1818. notwithstanding, for the main half, slaves coming into the port of Galveston have been destined for different Texas towns and different states. pictures of the United States: African americans of Galveston provides the neighborhood existence and accomplishments of Galveston slaves, the descendants of slaves, and descendants of these who migrated to Galveston after the Civil conflict. The booklet celebrates Galveston�s African American tradition from the 1840s to the 1960s.

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