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SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME

Supply and Demand

  • Aired: 03/12/2012
  • Rating: NR
“Slaves were the primary workers at the earliest recorded coal mines in Alabama in the 1830s. Moses Stroup, the “father” of the iron and steel industry in Alabama, arrived in the state in 1848, acquired land on Red Mountain just south of present-day Birmingham, and erected his first furnaces."
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