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'Built by my family': America's grand buildings built by slaves - Sort by:
'Built by my family': America's grand buildings built by slaves
Throughout the United States, the physical legacy of slavery can still be seen in the U.S. Capitol, the White House, the residences of former presidents including George Washington's Mount Vernon and James Madison's Montpelier and universities built using the labor of slaves.
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St. Augustine, UNITED STATES
A boy runs outside Castillo de San Marcos masonry fort in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., August 28, 2019. The construction of the masonry fort began in the early 1670s. Local native Americans, convicts, African American slaves, as well as skilled workers from Cuba worked on the construction of the fort. REUTERS/Carlos Barria SEARCH "SLAVERY BUILDINGS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A replica of a house of enslaved people is seen at... more
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Chains are seen near the U.S. Capitol in Washington,... more
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Plants grow on a wall of Castillo de San Marcos masonry... more
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A latch is seen at Mount Vernon estate, home of George... more
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A man walks by Fraunces Tavern in the Financial District... more
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A reflection of Trinity Church is seen in the Financial... more
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The Isaac Hawkins Hall dormitory building is seen at... more
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The White House is seen in Washington, U.S., August... more
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A visitor watches a video presentation at James Madison's... more
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A plaque which reads, "In memory of the many faithful... more
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Plastic covers are seen at an area believed to contain... more
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A room is seen at Mount Vernon estate, home of George... more
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Chains and a lock are attached to a brick wall in Mount... more
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A brick wall, part of the original Fraunces Tavern,... more
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Wild grass is seen at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,... more
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A relief knows as "Preservation of Captain Smith by... more
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Shades of pedestrians are see on a wall of Trinity... more
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