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Presents almost 150 slave narratives by Africans mixed with Indians. This is a unique and very revealing source to reinterpret American history and demonstrate the unity of Africans and Indians.
The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources. This extraordinary collection contains extended narratives of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, government workers, athletes, farmers, scientists, factory workers, and more--both the famous and the everyday person. Their stories are pivotal to an understanding of the Black American experience over the last two centuries.
Presents a history of African American Women under the following headings: general resources, 1492-1863 (Slavery), 1864-1899, 1900 – 1949, 1950-1999, organizations, African American Nurses, Black women writers, racial justice activists and African American women timeline.
In 1984, a professor at Rutgers University stumbled upon a trove of historic data in a courthouse in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Over the next 15 years, Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, a noted New Orleans writer and historian, painstakingly uncovered the background of 100,000 slaves who were brought to Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries making fortunes for their owners.
by Archer, Jermaine O. "Speaking Guinea and a mixture of everything else" : the slave narratives of Frederick Douglass revisited -- William Wells Brown : subtle whispers of slave culture, pan-Africanism, and insurgency -- "Moses is got de charm" : Harriet Tubman's mosaic persona -- Harriet Jacobs : a larger discussion of the John Kuner Parade and other cultural recollections -- Discourse on the slave narrative and a new interpretation of Black anti-slavery ideology.
Galle, Jillian E.
The African American Migration experience provides information on several aspects of migration as it relates to blacks. Coverage includes Transatlantic Slave Trade, domestic slave trade, Haitian Immigration, African Immigration, Caribbean Immigration and much more.
Features exhibits at the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, "a national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world." Includes the following exhibitions: African Americans and American Politics; Collections; Digital Schomburg; The Abolition of the Slave Trade; Public Programs; In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience; Lest We Forget: the Triumph Over Slavery
Numbering over 10,000 titles, May's pamphlets and leaflets document the anti-slavery struggle at the local, regional, and national levels. Much of the May Anti-Slavery Collection was considered ephemeral or fugitive, and today many of these pamphlets are scarce. Sermons, position papers, offprints, local Anti-Slavery Society newsletters, poetry anthologies, freedmen's testimonies, broadsides, and Anti-Slavery Fair keepsakes all document the social and political implications of the abolitionist movement.
by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Includes the following contents: Slavery in the Early Americas, African Coast, Middle Passage, Slavery and Agriculture, Urban and Domestic Slavery, Slave Testimony, Spiritualism and Religion in Slave Communities, Resistance and Revolts, Underground Railroad, The Abolition Movement and the Slavery Debate, Legislation and Politics, Freed Slaves, Freedmen and Free Black Settlements, Education, Slavery and the Islamic World, Varieties of Slave Experience, Slavery Today, Legacy of Slavery, The Evolution of Slavery . Available through LSU Middleton Libraries.
by McWorter, Gerald A.
Call Number: E185 .J86 by Association for the Study of African-American Life and History
by Irons, Charles F. (Charles Frederick)
Federal Writers' Project (La.)