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By Tommie D. Boudreaux,Alice M. Gatson

within the nineteenth century, Galveston shorelines have been a gateway for immigrants to Texas and locations past. Slaves, the pressured immigrants, have been delivered to Galveston as estate on the market. the most important slave alternate operation in Galveston used to be applied via Jean Laffite, a pirate. His slave exchange company begun round 1818. even though, for the main half, slaves coming into the port of Galveston have been destined for different Texas towns and different states. photos of the USA: African americans of Galveston provides the group lifestyles and accomplishments of Galveston slaves, the descendants of slaves, and descendants of these who migrated to Galveston after the Civil warfare. The booklet celebrates Galveston�s African American tradition from the 1840s to the 1960s.

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