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Advertisements from the Boston News-Letter, 1713
Advertisements from the Boston News-Letter, 1713
Advertisements: Ran-away last week from his Master Capt. John Corney of Boston, A Servant man Named Benjamin Wallis, aged about twenty years, well fed, full fac'd, beetle brow'd, pock freetn, brown hair curles at the end; had on a gray cloth Suite...
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Antebellum North Carolina
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the antebellum period (1830–1860). Topics include slavery, daily life, agriculture, industry, technology, and the arts, as well as the events leading to secession and civil war.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Bennehan House, Stagville Plantation
Bennehan House, Stagville Plantation
Exterior view of the Bennehan house at Stagville Plantation. This was the main plantation house on the property. The original 1.5-story structure is located at the right in these photos, and was built in 1787. The two-story addition at left was added in 1799....
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Carolina Watchman ads: January 7, 1837 (Page 1 of 2)
Carolina Watchman ads: January 7, 1837 (Page 1 of 2)
Scanned page of classified advertisements in the January 7, 1837 issue of the Carolina Watchman.
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Carolina Watchman ads: January 7, 1837 (Page 2 of 2)
Carolina Watchman ads: January 7, 1837 (Page 2 of 2)
Scanned page of classified advertisements in the January 7, 1837 issue of the Carolina Watchman.
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Colonial North Carolina
Colonial North Carolina from the establishment of the Carolina in 1663 to the eve of the American Revolution in 1763. Compares the original vision for the colony with the way it actually developed. Covers the people who settled North Carolina; the growth of institutions, trade, and slavery; the impact of colonization on American Indians; and significant events such as Culpeper's Rebellion, the Tuscarora War, and the French and Indian Wars.
Format: book (multiple pages)
The dining room of the Bennehan House in Stagville, NC
The dining room of the Bennehan House in Stagville, NC
This is what the dining room of the Bennehan House would have looked like during the 1800s. Bennehan House is one of several remnants of the Stagville Plantation, which thrived until the Civil War.
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Dred Scott painting
Dred Scott painting
Painting of Dred Scott, a slave from Missouri and the plaintiff in the infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court Case of 1857. The painting was done by Louis Schultze, commissioned by a "group of Negro citizens," and presented to the Missouri Historical Society, St....
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The Emancipation Proclamation (page 1 of 5)
The Emancipation Proclamation (page 1 of 5)
The first page of the Emancipation Proclamation, as signed by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863. The remaining pages are available on the website of the National...
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Exterior of slave house, Stagville Plantation
Exterior of slave house, Stagville Plantation
Exterior view of a slave house at Horton Grove at Historic Stagville, North Carolina. Paul Cameron ordered these slave houses to be built in 1850 in hopes of improving the health of those who had been living in poorly-constructed, leaky, dirt-floored cabins...
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The Gospel Train
The Gospel Train is part of the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip collection at the Library of Congress. John Lomax was a folklorist and musicologist who traveled throughout...
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Great Barn exterior, Stagville Plantation
Great Barn exterior, Stagville Plantation
Exterior view of the Great Barn at Stagville Plantation, North Carolina. The Great Barn was built by enslaved people during the summer of 1860 and was originally used to house the plantation's mules. It is thought to be the largest agricultural building built...
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Great Barn interior, Stagville Plantation
Great Barn interior, Stagville Plantation
Interior view of the Great Barn at Stagville Plantation, North Carolina. The Great Barn was built by enslaved people during the summer of 1860 and was originally used to house the plantation's mules. It is thought to be the largest agricultural building built...
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Historic slave quarters at Horton Grove in Stagville, NC
Historic slave quarters at Horton Grove in Stagville, NC
These are the historic slave quarters of Horton Grove Plantation in Stagville, North Carolina.
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Horrid Massacre in Virginia
Horrid Massacre in Virginia
Composite of scenes of Nat Turner's rebellion. Caption reads: The Scenes which the above Plate is designed to repesent are -- Fig. 1. A Mother intreating for the lives of her Children. -- 2. Mr Travis, cruelly murdered by his own Slaves. -- 3....
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I'm Gwine Home on de Mornin' Train
I'm Gwine Home on de Mornin' Train is part of the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip collection at the Library of Congress. John Lomax was a folklorist and musicologist who...
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Illustration of slaves in chains
Illustration of slaves in chains
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Long Way to Travel
Long Way to Travel is part of the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip collection at the Library of Congress. John Lomax was a folklorist and musicologist who traveled throughout...
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Lunsford Lane
Lunsford Lane
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North Carolina enslaved population by county, 1860
North Carolina enslaved population by county, 1860
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