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Primary Sources: Slavery

Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
The cataloging and digitization of these items has been made possible through the generous support of the Associates of the Boston Public Library and The Boston Foundation. 

Freedom Journal
Freedom's Journal was the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States starting in 1827. 

In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience - The Domestic Slave Trade
Presents more than 16,500 pages of texts, 8,300 illustrations, and more than 60 maps.

New York Historical Society: Manuscript Collection Related to Slavery
The New York Historical Society has placed its fourteen most important manuscript collections relating to slavery online.

National Archives
Access to US Federal records and documents that capture the sweep of the past, including slave ship manifests, journals of polar expeditions, and photographs of Dust Bowl farmers.

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database (Voyages)
Collection of manuscript materials documenting American slavery and the slave trade in the Atlantic world. Including diaries, account books, letter books, ships logs, indentures, bills of sale, personal papers, and records of institutions.

UCNJ LibGuides at Union College