To Internet Sites on Slavery
slave quarters -
A list of historic sites with slave quarters
Maroon Bibliography -
thorough bibliography (with Web links) concerning maroons and maroon societies in the Western Hemisphere.
Slavery in America
a new educator's site that will offer new teaching resources on the institution of slavery in America.
Triumph of Nationalism - A House Dividing
Standards based lessons using primary sources on the issues of Nationalism and Sectionalism in the United States: 1815-1850
States vs Nathaniel Gordon
Lesson plans and resources on the trial of the only man executed for slave trading.
Toward Racial Equality:
Weekly Reports on Black America, 1857-1874
Lesson plans and simulations based on Harper's articles from the time period.
How Connecticut Chained Itself to Slavery
A special issue of Northeast Magazine.
A digital database of runaway and captured slave and servant advertisements from 18th-century Virginia newspapers.
Legacy of Slavery at Yale
Yale's Gilder Lehrman Center looks at the subject across time and cultures.
American Slavery: A Composite
The authoritative collection of WPA slave narratives on the Web.
Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
A sample of the WPA narratives, and some of the photographs taken at the time of the interviews.
Images of the Atlantic Slave Trade
A selection of images that relate specifically to the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.
The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre
on the African Diaspora
Focuses on the history of the African diaspora and the movement of Africans to various parts of the world.
American texts at the University of Virginia.
A collection of writings by and concerning African Americans.
A disturbing collection of lynching images that were distributed commercially.
Levi Jordan Plantation
An archaeological and historical site in Brazoria, Texas.
Africans in America
A companion to Africans in America, a six hour public television series.
First Person Slave Voices From The Library Broadside Collection,
The life experiences of American slaves from the late eighteenth century through the nineteenth century.
American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
This Special Presentation of the Library of Congress exhibition.
Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909
Pamphlets, published from 1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics.
Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.
Documenting the American
South: The Southern Experience in 19th-Century America
Extensive archive with "primary source materials documenting the culture of the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners.
Women On-line Archival Collections, Duke University Historical
Letters and memoirs by African-American women in the nineteenth-century.
Mystic Seaport's site explores the Amistad Revolt of 1839-1842 and how we make history of it.
Information about post-Reconstruction African American life in the South.
and Southern Society Project
Historical papers chronicling emancipation during the Civil War.
W. Brown, An American Slave (1847)
Introduces students to one of the most widely-read genres of 19th Century American literature.
in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself Linda Brent (Harriet Jacobs)
On line text of book.
Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
African-American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Free Black Women
in the Antebellum North and South