- Historical Eras > Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1877) (x)
- Tag > Reconstruction (x)
- Tag > Emancipation (x)
- Item Type > Advertisement (x)
We found 1 items that match your search
After emancipation, many former slaves immediately searched for family members who had been sold away during slavery. They used whatever scant information they had and frequently placed advertisements like this in southern newspapers.