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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

Deed of sale for an enslaved woman named Cassey

Written by:
James W. Draughon, American, born 1831  Search this
Subject of:
Mary McCarthey  Search this
Fleming C. Cheatham, American, 1835 - 1872  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 1/8 × 7 7/8 in. (30.8 × 20 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
Carroll Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 3, 1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Law  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.3
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Deed of sale for an enslaved man named Cane

Written by:
Samuel F. Smith, American, 1814 - 1890  Search this
Subject of:
Charnell H. Durham, born 1819  Search this
Benjamin F. Jenkins, born 1827  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 1/4 × 7 3/4 in. (31.1 × 19.7 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 10, 1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Law  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.2
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Deed of sale for an enslaved man named Pierre

Written by:
John French Coffey, born 1826  Search this
Subject of:
Christian Mehle  Search this
Magdalena Doll Mehle  Search this
Hortaire Inbau, 1829 - 1877  Search this
Mary Jane Williams Inbau  Search this
James Roberts  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 8 1/2 in. (35.6 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 8, 1860
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Law  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.1
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Deed of sale for an enslaved man named Cato

Written by:
J. P. Lapier  Search this
Subject of:
C. E. Girardy & Co.  Search this
James Roberts  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 3/4 × 8 7/8 in. (24.8 × 22.5 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place used:
Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 28, 1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Law  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.4
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Deed of sale for an enslaved man named John

Written by:
John French Coffey, born 1826  Search this
Subject of:
Martha A. Briggs, American, born 1830  Search this
James Roberts  Search this
Kennett, Blood & Co.  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 3/8 × 7 7/8 in. (31.4 × 20 cm)
Type:
bills of sale
Place made:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 30, 1861
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Law  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.5
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Manifest for the ship Fashion listing an enslaved girl, Sally, age 14

Signed by:
John P. Torrey  Search this
S. W. Fullerton  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/4 × 13 5/8 in. (21 × 34.6 cm)
Type:
ships' manifests
Place used:
Port Pontchartrain, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 27, 1844
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fancy Girl trade  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.4
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The Daily Picayune

Published by:
The Daily Picayune, American, 1837 - 1914  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21 1/8 × 32 1/4 in. (53.7 × 81.9 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 10, 1856
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Labor  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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_2014.174.5
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Broadside for a New Orleans auction of 18 enslaved persons from Alabama

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Norbert Vignie  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
18 11/16 × 8 11/16 in. (47.5 × 22 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place used:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1858
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Labor  Search this
Men  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.155.305
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.305

Learning is Wealth: Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa, Slaves from New Orleans

Created by:
Charles Paxson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Rebecca Huger, American, born 1852  Search this
Charles Taylor, American  Search this
Rosina Downs, American  Search this
Wilson Chinn, American  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver nitrate on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 x 2 7/16 in. (10.2 x 6.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
portraits
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Children  Search this
Education  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  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 from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2012.158.30
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
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.158.30
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Carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Menard

Photograph by:
William H. Leeson, American  Search this
Subject of:
John Willis Menard, American, 1838 - 1893  Search this
Swymmer and Leeson, American, 1866 - 1868  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 9/16 × 2 3/16 in. (9.1 × 5.6 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 3 15/16 × 2 3/8 in. (10 × 6.1 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1868-1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)  Search this
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
2017.30.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.35
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The Angolite, November/December 1979

Edited by:
Wilbert Rideau, American, born 1942  Search this
Written by:
Billy Sinclair, American, born 1945  Search this
Illustrated by:
R. Troy Bridges  Search this
Subject of:
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, American, founded 1835  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 11 1/8 × 8 11/16 × 1/2 in. (28.3 × 22.1 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November/December 1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Gender  Search this
Health  Search this
Identity  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Justice  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Men  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wilbert Rideau and Linda LaBranche
Object number:
2016.139.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Wilbert Rideau. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.139.1.2
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Twelve Years A Slave

Written by:
Solomon Northup, American, 1808 - 1875  Search this
Published by:
Derby and Miller, American, 1848 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with gold, cloth, and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 7 3/4 × 5 1/2 × 1 5/16 in. (19.7 × 14 × 3.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 4 1/8 in. (19.7 × 29.2 × 10.5 cm)
H x W x D (open at 90 degrees): 7 3/4 × 6 × 6 1/4 in. (19.7 × 15.2 × 15.9 cm)
H x W x D (open at 60 degrees): 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.7 × 14.6 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
narratives
hardcover books
Place printed:
Auburn, Cuyahoga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1853
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Law  Search this
Literature  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:
2014.262
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_2014.262

Gordon

Artist:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Copy after:
William D. McPherson  Search this
Mr. Oliver  Search this
Sitter:
Gordon  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.6 x 5.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/16")
Mount: 10.1 x 6.1 cm (4 x 2 3/8")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14")
Frame: 46.5 x 36.4 x 3.2 cm (18 5/16 x 14 5/16 x 1 1/4")
Culture:
Gordon: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Louisiana\East Baton Rouge\Baton Rouge
Date:
1863
Topic:
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Gordon: Male  Search this
Gordon: Society and Social Change\Enslaved person  Search this
Gordon: Military\Army\Soldier  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2002.89
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2002.89

Beyond freedom's reach : a kidnapping in the twilight of slavery / Adam Rothman

Title:
Kidnapping in the twilight of slavery
Author:
Rothman, Adam 1971-  Search this
Subject:
Herrera, Rose approximately 1835-  Search this
Physical description:
263 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Case studies
Place:
Louisiana
United States
Cuba
Date:
2015
19th century
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Freedmen  Search this
Kidnapping--History  Search this
African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc  Search this
Custody of children  Search this
Mother and child  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058281

Spaniards, planters, and slaves : the Spanish regulation of slavery in Louisiana, 1763-1803 / Gilbert C. Din

Author:
Din, Gilbert C  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 356 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
1999
C1999
18th century
To 1803
Topic:
Slavery--History  Search this
Spaniards--History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Plantation life--History  Search this
Plantation owners--History  Search this
History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_589456

Degrees of freedom : Louisiana and Cuba after slavery / Rebecca J. Scott

Author:
Scott, Rebecca J (Rebecca Jarvis) 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
365 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Cuba
Date:
2005
Topic:
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Citizenship--History  Search this
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
Sugar growing--Social aspects--History  Search this
Blacks--Civil rights--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_899933

Reconstruction in the cane fields : from slavery to free labor in Louisiana's sugar parishes, 1862-1880 / John C. Rodrigue

Author:
Rodrigue, John C  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 224 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., 1 map, ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Sugar workers--History  Search this
Plantation workers--History  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
Slaves--Emancipation--History  Search this
Sugarcane industry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_627081

A brief history of Voodoo : slavery & the survival of the African gods / by A.P. Antippas

Title:
Guide to strange gods, strange altars
Author:
Antippas, A. P  Search this
Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
Brazil
Haiti
Louisiana
New Orleans
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Vodou  Search this
Voodooism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_946260

Separate : the story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's journey from slavery to segregation / Steve Luxenberg

Author:
Luxenberg, Steve  Search this
Subject:
Plessy, Homer Adolph Trials, litigation, etc  Search this
Harlan, John Marshall 1833-1911  Search this
Tourgée, Albion W. 1838-1905  Search this
Brown, Henry Billings 1836-1913  Search this
Martinet, Louis A. 1849-1917  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 600 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Louisiana
United States
Date:
2019
19th century
Topic:
Segregation in transportation--Law and legislation--History  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Race discrimination--Law and legislation--History  Search this
Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103733

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