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19th Century Slave Trade

Paul Finkelman

Paul Finkelman

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Saturday, June 23, 2012

Albany Law School professor Paul Finkelman talks about the practice of kidnapping freemen from the North and sending them South during the 19th century. He also discusses the wide-spread practice of renting slaves and how this tied non-slave owners to the slave system. Paul Finkelman has taught classes and written about the slave trade for many years. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012 at 11am (ET)

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