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Slavery in the Americas

Slavery in America underwritten by New York Life

Africans in America from PBS

Slavery and the Making of America: Education, Arts & Culture a fabulous resource from PBS. Their list of online resources is also great.

African American Odyssey the Library of Congress' African American Collections

InMotion: the African American Migration Experience from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. An amazing resource on the slave trade and runaway journeys.

The Trans Atlantic Slave Trade Database from Emory University. Information of slaving voyages, including maps, data and names.

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record from
Jerome S. Handler and Michael L. Tuite Jr. of the University of Virginia. Scanned images from the time period of American slavery.

Art of Romare Bearden
Though African American artist Romare Bearden lived after the period of slavery (1911-1988), much of his artwork depicts African-American life and its roots.

New York Public Library Digital Collections: Africana and Black History "Several thousand items ranging from historical documents and rare visual materials to contemporary photo-journalism, relating to the entirety of African American history from the 16th century to the present."

Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves tell Their Stories from the Library of Congress' American Memory Collection.

Born In Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writer's Project, 1936-1938 from the Library of Congress' American Memory Collection.

Voices from the Days of Slavery: Stories, Songs and Memories from the Library of Congress.

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 from the Library of Congress' American Memory Collection.

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