Author Archives: Jeff Richman

This is quite a visual--what appears to be a pyramid built of artillery shells, with a gun in the foreground.

Louis Abel.

The Teschemacher twins,

Jewish Immigrants at Ellis Island, circa 1905.

This slave tag is dated 1835--the year Peter and John Mood had the exclusive contract to manufacture the slaves tags for Charleston, South Carolina. It reads CHARLESTON on its first crescent-shaped line, then 2113 on the next line, followed by SERVANT and then the year of issue, 1835.