Up From Slavery: 34 Pictures Of Life After Emancipation

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For newly freed African-American slaves, life didn’t change overnight. After the end of the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment may have brought an end to slavery in name – but, through the Reconstruction era and beyond, white slave owners found other ways to keep the spirit of slavery alive.

[Read the full article at All That Is Interesting.]

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