Devices Used on Slaves

Devices Used on Slaves African American History Civil Rights Slaves and Slave Owners Social Studies Tragedies and Triumphs

Slavers used horrific devices to control slaves after they kidnapped them.  This image depicts some of those devices.

The Library of Congress, where this image is maintained, uses these words to describe it:

Iron mask, collar, leg shackles and spurs used to restrict slaves.

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.  Reproduction number:  LC-USZ62-31864.

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