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Meckler Library Book Sources

Just a few of the books in the Meckler Library that may be of interest.

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Middle Passage - Tom Feelings (Illustrator); John Henrik Clarke (Introduction by)
Call Number: OS 759.13 FEE
A visually stunning text on The Middle Passage of the slave trade.

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Africa to America - Jeffrey H. Wallenfeldt (Editor)
Call Number: 973 AFR
Chronicles events and achievements of African-Americans between the early history of slavery in the United States through the 1930s, discussing the lives of important individuals, African kingdoms, the arts, and other cultural topics.

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Slavery in America - Dorothy Schneider; Carl J. Schneider
Call Number: 973.7 SCH
Traces the history and evolution of slavery in the United States from colonial times to the early twenty-first century, and includes chronologies, eyewitness testimonies, photographs and illustrations, maps, brief biographies of notable people, and excerpts from primary source documents.

Days of Sorrow, Years of Glory, 1831-1850 - Timothy J. Paulson
Call Number: 973 PAU
Chronicles the years between Nat Turner's revolt and Congress's passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.

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Soul by Soul - Walter Johnson
Call Number: 976.3 JOH
Tells the story of slavery in antebellum America, drawing from slave narratives, docket records of slave sales, letters written by slaveholders, and notarized Acts of Sale to present different perspectives on the slave trade as it was practiced in New Orleans.

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Traveling the Freedom Road - Linda Barrett Osborne
Call Number: 973.7 OSB


Meckler Library Reference Book Sources

The following books can be found in the Reference section of the Meckler Library.  They must be used in the library and cannot be checked out.

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Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage - Susan Altman
Call Number: REF 973.049 ALT

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895 - Paul Finkelman (Editor)
Call Number: REF 973 ENC
An alphabetically-arranged history that documents the African-American experience from the arrival of the first slave ship to the death of Frederick Douglass.

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Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History - Jack Salzman (Editor); David L. Smith (Editor); Cornel West (Editor)
Call Number: REF 973 ENC
Contains 2,200 entries that provide information about African-American history, arranged alphabetically, and featuring a large number of biographies, as well as information about places, events, historical eras, legal cases, cultural achievements, professions, and sports.

The African American Encyclopedia - Michael W. Williams (Editor)
Call Number: REF 973.0496 AFR
Features entries on people, organizations, landmarks, professions, entertainment, military activity, religion, family life, politics, court cases, cultural movements, and other facets of life that have a unique expression among African Americans.


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