The well-being of the enslaved: accidents, self-injury and suicide

Work accidents Major and minor work accidents were very common among the enslaved laborers, but it was something that seldom led to death, however. Nor when an enslaved got his hand crushed in the sugar mill – as described here by Dr. Feilberg from St. John in his annual medical report from 1836 to the … Continue reading The well-being of the enslaved: accidents, self-injury and suicide