Tobacco Warehouse, Richmond, Virginia, 1865


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This record was last updated on 09 Aug 2010

Image Reference
09_709

Source
Harper's Weekly, vol. 9 (1865), p. 709. (Copy in Special Collections, University of Virginia Library)

Comments
Shows the interior of the Seabrook warehouse at a time when Virginia was the leading producer of tobacco in the U.S.; the warehouse had about 21 laborers, all black.