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The Red Flag

Maurie D. McInnis

in Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226559339
eISBN:
9780226559322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226559322.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the spaces, places, and mechanics of the slave trade. These include the use of red flags upon which are pinned small manuscript descriptions of slaves to be sold off; family ... More


Fancy

Alexandra J. Finley

in An Intimate Economy: Enslaved Women, Work, and America's Domestic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661353
eISBN:
9781469655130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661353.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 tells the history of Corinna Hinton, an enslaved woman who had children with the man who enslaved her, slave trader Silas Omohundro, in Richmond, Virginia, to consider the lives of women ... More


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