This metal tag would have been placed on a collar, chain, or necklace around the neck of a slave working at the Valhalla Cotton Plantation, Mer Rouge Louisiana, 1844. The back of the tag is stamped with the number 166.
Title: Slave Tag, Valhalla Cotton Plantation 1844
Creator: Roy Davis & Audrey Ann
Location: Mer Rouge, Louisiana
Subject Keywords: Slavery--Economic aspects--United States., Slave traders, Slave-trade--Southern States.
Rights: All rights reserved by National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
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