Oyster peddlers near Fort Monroe, Virginia, May 2, 1885

Description

Oyster peddlers near Fort Monroe, Virginia. Many peddlers traveled to the American South, where they sold goods on cotton plantations. Their customers included wealthy white planters and slaves alike, May 2, 1885.

Source and Copyright

Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Corbis
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