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Masters of Their Trade: Slave Potters in the South

February 10, 1997 – July 18, 1997

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 2nd floor, West Wing, across from Sitting for Justice

This showcase features 5 stoneware pots and jugs made by slave artisans in the Edgefield District of South Carolina, 1 of 2 major areas in the U. S. known to have relied heavily on slave labor to manufacture stoneware in large-scale potteries.