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Old slave market in St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1930-1945

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umd:58333
umd:58334

Alternate title:The Old Slave Market, St. Augustine, Florida
The Oldest City in the United States
Summary:A postcard depicting the old slave market in St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1930-1945. The description on the back of the card states, "Located in the Plaza, it faces Matanzas River. A public market house occupied this site from early United States possession of Florida. Boats landed cargoes at a basin in the front of it. Both city and county records show occasional sales of slaves advertised at this market." Postcard numbers: 60882 and 17.
Provider:Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:North America
United States of America
Massachusetts
Boston
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Boston
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Florida
Geographical subject – Settlement:St. Augustine
Topical subjects:Slave trade
Pavilions
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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