April 1863 Slaves' Life

Artist: Tara Johnson
School: Forest Avenue, Montgomery

"April 1863 Slaves' Life"

1850 1850 Federal Census: State population=771,623.
White population=426,514
African-American population=345,109 Slave population=342,844
Free black population=2,265
Urban population=35,179
Rural population=736,444
Cotton production in bales=564,429 Corn production in bushels=28,754,048
Number of manufacturing establishments=1,026.

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Created: October 10, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
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Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
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