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National Anti-Slavery Standard Vol. XX No. 19

Published by:
American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W: 26 x 18 3/4 in. (66 x 47.6 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Date:
September 24, 1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.298.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.298.34

Slavery

Collection Creator:
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 35
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 2001
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate access copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Jeff Donaldson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-donajeff-ref71

Slavery

Collection Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 30, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930s
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original papers requires an appointment. Access to audiovisual recording with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Ben Shahn papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-shahben-ref1409

American Anti-Slavery Almanac Vol. II, No. I

Published by:
S. W. Benedict, American  Search this
Subject of:
American Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1870  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (18.7 x 11.7 cm)
Type:
almanacs
Place printed:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1842
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Communication  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.1.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.1.12
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The planter's victim; or, Incidents of American slavery ..

Title:
Planter's victim
Incidents of American slavery
Author:
Smucker, Samuel M (Samuel Mosheim) 1823-1863  Search this
Physical description:
xi, [13]-365 pages plates 19 cm
Type:
Fiction
Advertisements
Place:
Louisiana
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1855
19th century
Topic:
Slaves  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063927

Liberty or slavery; the great national question. Three prize essays on American slavery ..

Author:
Thurston, R. B (Richard Bowers) 1819-1895 Error and the duty in regard to slavery  Search this
Baldwin, A. C (Abraham Chittenden) 1804-1887 Friendly letters to a Christian slaveholder  Search this
Williston, Timothy -1893 Is American slavery an institution which Christianity sanctions, and will perpetuate?  Search this
Congregational Board of Publication  Search this
Physical description:
vii (i.e. vi), 138 pages 17 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1857
Topic:
Slavery--Controversial literature  Search this
Slavery and the church  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064062

Collection box of the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society owned by Garrison family

Created by:
Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society, American, 1833 - 1850s  Search this
Owned by:
George Thompson Garrison, American, 1836 - 1904  Search this
William Lloyd Garrison, American, 1805 - 1879  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/8 × 2 7/16 × 1 13/16 in. (7.9 × 6.2 × 4.6 cm)
H x W x D (a - body): 3 × 2 7/16 × 1 3/4 in. (7.6 × 6.2 × 4.4 cm)
H x W x D (b - lid): 13/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 11/16 in. (2.1 × 5.9 × 4.3 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Date:
1830s - 1850s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Societies  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Garrison Family in memory of George Thompson Garrison
Object number:
2014.115.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.115.9
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White slavery in the Barbary states / By Charles Sumner

Author:
Sumner, Charles 1811-1874  Search this
Physical description:
1 p.l., [5]-135 p. illus. 18 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa, North
Date:
1853
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Slavery and Islam  Search this
Call number:
HT1345.S8X 1853
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_358080

Slavery Days Song and Chorus Sung by Harrigan & Hart

Published by:
Wm. A. Pond & Co., American, founded 1871  Search this
Created by:
David Braham, British, 1834 - 1905  Search this
Written by:
Edward Harrigan, American, 1844 - 1911  Search this
Subject of:
Tony Hart, American, 1855 - 1891  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (34 x 26 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Date:
1876
Topic:
African American  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.16
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An Address Delivered Before a Meeting of the Members and Friends of the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society During the Annual Fair

Written by:
William Henry Furness, American, 1802 - 1896  Search this
Published by:
Merrihew & Thompson, Printers, American  Search this
Subject of:
Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society, American, founded 1838  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 5/8 × 5 1/2 in. (21.9 × 14 cm)
Type:
sermons
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.59.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.59.12

The Personal Root of Lincoln’s Anti-Slavery Stance

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-01-18T17:46:51.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_07Vui5Vy8wc

Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection

Author:
Maynard, Thomas  Search this
Donor:
Clark, Julie  Search this
Clark, Julie  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Bills of sale
Deeds
Land titles
Slave bills of sale
Manuscripts
Manumission, deeds of
Place:
Maryland
Date:
undated
1710-1865
Summary:
A collection of a variety of legal documents that relate to slavery and African-Americans.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists mainly of a wide vareity of court and legal documents such as, bills of sale, warrants, a manumission document, a certificate of free birth, and documents concerning debt, property, and legal obligations. The documents originated in four states: Alabama, the Carolina colony, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas. They span the greatest portion of the era of slavery within what is now the United States. Most of the documents are from Lawrence County, Alabama and may have at one time been created or used as evidence in either an orphans court or civil court case. The documents are arranged in one series in chronological order.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 1 series:

Series 1: Legal Documents Concerning Slavery, 1710-1865, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Up until the Emancipation Proclamation and the subsequent victory of the Union forces in the Civil War, slaves were considered chattel, property that could be bought and sold. Slaves were a commodity that could be attached for non-payment of debt, used as collateral, given as bequests in a will, and were considered assets of a deceased's estate. As such, they engendered legal battles and the need for a variety of legal documents asserting one's freedom or manumission.
Provenance:
Bill of Sale of "one Negro girl named Nancy, about three years old, from Thomas Maynard to John Stephen Hale, for the sum of 30 pounds, Frederick County, Maryland, June 13, 1796." 2002 acquisition: "Receipt for a slave named Wilson", January 19, 1863, and two carte-de-visite portraits: W.B. Mitchell, July 1880, and Pleasant A. Mitchell, undated. Gifts of Julie Clark, 2008 addendum.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Branding (Punishment)  Search this
Fugitive slaves  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Slave trade -- Maryland  Search this
Slaveholders -- Maryland  Search this
Slavery -- United States -- Maryland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Bills of sale
Deeds
Land titles
Slave bills of sale
Manuscripts -- 18th century
Manumission, deeds of
Citation:
Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection, 1710-1865, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0786
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Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0786
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Inside the Unnerving Reality of Modern Slavery

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:00:25 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_c4a2bd62101dd15edadb7d33a3bd9189

Portrait of America: The Conflict Over Slavery [fresco] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Conflict Over Slavery [fresco] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Rivera, Diego 1886-1957  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1933
Topic:
History--United States--Slavery  Search this
History--United States--Mexican War  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0033184
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_33185

How Black Union Soldiers Went from Slavery to Forever Free

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-05-16T00:00:02.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_q_0tD7-FTEI

New Age of Slavery

Created by:
Patrick Campbell, American  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22 1/2 × 15 1/4 in. (57.2 × 38.7 cm)
Type:
watercolors
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.99
Restrictions & Rights:
© Patrick Campbell Art and Illustration
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.99

Picture of Slavery in the United States of America

Written by:
Rev. George Bourne, British American, 1780 - 1845  Search this
Published by:
Edwin Hunt, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 3 3/4 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 9.5 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
books
Place made:
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1834
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Literature  Search this
Religion  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.7
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The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern : the forms of slavery that prevailed in ancient nations, particularly in Greece and Rome : the African slave trade and the political history of slavery in the United States / compiled from authentic materials by W.O. Blake

Author:
Blake, W. O. 1810-1865  Search this
Physical description:
866 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1860
Topic:
Slavery--History  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064022

Decks of a slave ship from The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern.

Creator:
Blake, W.O.  Search this
Language:
English
Type:
Prints
Publication Place:
Columbus (Ohio)
Date:
1860
Publication Date:
1860
Topic:
Global Problems  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Race Issues  Search this
Ships  Search this
Publisher:
H. Miller
Image ID:
SIL-historyofslaver00blak_0328
Catalog ID:
1064022
Rights:
No Copyright - United States
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See Wonder
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:silgoi_68463

The Suppressed book about slavery! / prepared for publication in 1857,--never published until the present time

Author:
G.W. Carleton & Co  Search this
Physical description:
432 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1864
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Slavery--Controversial literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063920

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