1873:
"Selection of Negroes," Eugenical News (vol. 2), eugenic effect of slave trading in the South
Date:
1917
Pages:1 of 1
Source:
Cold Spring Harbor, ERO, Eugenical News, 2
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[text from previous article] [centered score] Selection of Negroes. Julian Street says of the Virginian Negro: " . . .only the bad ones were 'sold South.' Thus the tendency was to keep well-behaved negroes in Virginia and to supply other states with the unruly ones. Naturally, then, the Virginia negro of to-day, being descended from 'selected stock' - as slave dealers' advertisements used to put it - may be expected to average somewhat higher in the human virtues than the offspring of slaves of the black belt," - "Collier's," January 27. [centered score] [text from article following] [end]

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