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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

RESISTANCE & ANTI-SLAVERY

Digital Projects

American Panorama: Forced Migrations (interactive mapping)
http://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/forcedmigration

Breaking the Chains: Canada's Role in the Underground Railroad
http://breakingthechains.tubmaninstitute.ca/home

Colored Conventions: Bringing 19th Century Black Organizing to Digital Life
http://coloredconventions.org/

David Walker, 1797? – 1830 (Digital Memorial)
http://www.davidwalkermemorial.org/

In Pursuit of Freedom (anti-slavery movement in Brooklyn)
http://pursuitoffreedom.org/

Maroons in North Carolina
https://www.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=f3a23e246cba476b8ece52fb1463ce5d

Nat Turner Project
https://www.natturnerproject.org/

 

Collections Online

Frederick Douglass Papers
https://www.loc.gov/collections/frederick-douglass-papers/about-this-collection/

Freedom on the Move (a database on fugitives from American slavery)
https://app.freedomonthemove.org/

Liberated Africans
http://www.liberatedafricans.org/

Slave Resistance
https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/slave-resistance-0

William Still (includes lesson plans)
http://stillfamily.library.temple.edu/exhibits/show/william-still/classroom-resources

 

Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: 19th Century African-American Writer and Reformer
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=50

Haitian Historical and Cultural Legacy: A Resource Guide for Teachers:
http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/habetac/Publications_files/Haitian-Historical.pdf

Runaway Slaves: From Revolution to the New Republic
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=61

Slave Revolts
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0512/index.jsp

Slavery and Civil Disobedience: Christiana Riot of 1851
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=72

Speaking Up and Speaking Out: Exploring the Lives of Black Women During the 19th Century
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=48

Underground Railroad
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0810/index.jsp
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