Black Abolitionist Papers Connect to Black Abolitionist Papers
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Description: Primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States. The approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany.
Coverage: 1830-1865
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Related Resources: Databases for African American Studies
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Last modified: 05/15/14