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Slavery & Abolition
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Homepage of American Memory (gateway to "primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States"; "offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections") (Library of Congress)
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship (includes exhibit sections "Slavery: The Peculiar Institution," "Free Blacks in the Antebellum Period," "Abolition," among others) (Library of Congress)
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 ("contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves") (Library of Congress)
Frederick Douglass Papers (Library of Congress)
From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 (Library of Congress)
Lincoln Papers: Emancipation Proclamation (provides introduction, timeline, and images, including Lincoln's first draft of the document) (Library of Congress)
Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860 (Library of Congress)
Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their Stories (Library of Congress)

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