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African American History - Slavery

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illustration of a chained Black man, woman and child in a field

American Anti-Slavery Almanac, 1840. "A Woman chained to a Girl, and a Man in irons at work in the field" via Wikimedia Commons. Public Domain.

This guide is intended to assist with research on the enslavement of Africans and their descendants in the United States between 1619 - 1865. For further assistance, use the Contact Us link. The content here will be regularly updated as our collection adds new material.


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