The White Slave Children

these photos of mixed race or “mulatto” children

 were taken by abolitionist & charity workers after the American Civil War

 to help the emancipated children of slavery,

they used white looking children dressed in nice clothing to help stir an emotional connection in wealthy new yorkers to get donations

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