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Born in Slavery

Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project (1936-1938) - LOC

Born Slavery Slave Narratives Federal Writers Project LOC

Herblock, Herblock s political cartoons, Herblock, Herblock Collection of Political Cartoons
Chronicling America

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Thomas Jefferson Exhibit LOC

This exhibition focuses on the extraordinary legacy of Thomas Jefferson--founding father, farmer, architect, inventor, slaveholder, book collector, scholar, diplomat, and the third president of the United States. It traces Jefferson's intellectual development from his earliest days in the Piedmont t

Thomas Jefferson Papers LOC

The papers of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), diplomat, architect, scientist, and third president of the United States, held in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, consist of approximately 27,000 items, making it the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Dating from

Thomas Jefferson Papers Library Congress
Cities and Towns

This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation

A Civil War Soldier in the Wildcat Regiment [105th Regiment of PA Volunteers]: Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers

The collection contains, among other materials, posters, playbills, songsheets, notices, invitations, proclamations, petitions, timetables, leaflets, propaganda, manifestos, ballots, tickets, menus, and business cards. There are more than 28,000 items in the collection with 10,172 available online.

Tilton C. Reynolds, A Civil War Soldier Wildcat Regiment [the Regiment PA Volunteers] Selections Tilton Reynolds Papers LOC
Negroes for sale.

Negroes for sale. Will be sold at public auction, at Spring Hill, in the County of Hempstead, credit of twelve months, on Friday the 28th day this present month . Spring Hill, [Ark.] Jan.

Negroes sale Will sold public auction Spring Hill County Hempsteadcredit twelve months Friday day present month Spring Hill [Ark ] Jan
Erie Canal Toll Rates

Table of the new rates of toll on the Erie canal, as established by the canal board, and in effect on said canal. [c. 1846].