TITLE

Rest in peace

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Jet;01/20/97, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a photograph of the reburial ceremony of 18th century slaves at the McLeod Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. How the bones were uncovered in the construction of a fire station.
ACCESSION #
9701311307

 

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