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Africans in America
Chronicles the history of racial slavery in the United States using historical documents and interactive maps to accompany in-depth articles (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: PBS
American Visionaries: Frederick Douglass
An online exhibit of artifacts, photos, and primary source documents devoted to the memory of Frederick Douglass. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: National Parks Service
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
"Schomburg 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. Today, the Schomburg Center... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: New York Public Library
Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
Includes approximately 100 documents (all published between 1772 and 1889) concerning legal issues confronted by African and African-American slaves as well as legislators, officers of the law, abolitionists, and slave-holders. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Library of Congress