January 17, 2011

St. Louis Slave Auction

Crowds of interested spectators gathered at the Old Courthouse on Saturday morning to watch historical reenactors stage an emotionally-charged mock slave auction. Afterwards, everyone was invited inside the building to tour the historical exhibits before speakers addressed the audience. Photos by Kholood Eid.
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St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction
St. Louis Slave Auction