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Audio: Sarah Grimke, n.d.

Listen to abolitionist Sarah Grimke’s description of a young enslaved woman in Charleston who was forced to wear an iron neck collar.

Image, Courtesy of the Library of Congress LC-USZ61-1608 Narration recorded by the Chicago History Museum from the book American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses, 1839, Museum collection, ICHi-61933