This collection includes more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.
Girls; Slavery; Women
United States -- Alabama; United States -- Arkansas; United States -- Florida; United States -- Georgia; United States -- Kentucky; United States -- Maryland; United States -- Mississippi; United States -- Missouri; United States -- North Carolina;...
Highlights from the documents section include manumission documents and petitions for freedom; Joseph Barker’s “Negro Ledger Book” 1808-1811; and a marriage contract and other documents from the 17th century. Other highlights include Public School...
African Americans; Schools; Slavery; Women; Women slaves; World War, 1939-1945
Organized by source type: "Maps and Images," "Court Records," "Labor Contracts," "Reference Center," "First Hand Accounts and Letters," and "Newspapers." The site also includes an interactive Indian village. Find Kathleen M. Brown's interpretive...
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Indians of North America; Slavery
United States -- Virginia -- Jamestown
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