House of Plantation Workers, U.S. South, 1880s

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Image Reference

Charles C. Coffin, Building the Nation (New York, 1883), p. 420

Caption, "Plantation Scene-a Negro Hut"; shows wood-shingled log cabin; woman outside washing clothes in a tub, children playing, man carrying goods on his head. Although post-emancipation, this scene evokes the late slave period.