Research Guides: Emancipation and Its Legacies

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Encyclopedias

African American Encyclopedia
Print Location: E185 A253
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6 vols. + supplements
African American Writers
Print Location: PS153.N5 A344 2001
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Encyclopedia of African American History
Print Location: E185 .E5453 2009
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5 vols.
Encyclopedia of African American Women Writers
Print Location: PS153.N5 E49 2007
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2 volumes
Oxford Companion to African American Literature
Print Location: PS153.N5 O96 1997

Writing African American Women : an Encyclopedia of Literature by and About Women of Color
Print Location: PS153.N5 W756 2006
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Handbooks & Guides

American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights
Print Location: HT1048.B523 2011

Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence
Print Location: E269.N3 G55 2012

Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views (Social, Political, Iconographic)
Print Location: E453.H645 2006

Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery
Print Location: E185.2.W68 2013

Nothing but Freedom: Emancipation and its Legacy
Print Location: HT1031.F66 2007

Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing
Print Location: PS153.N5 H17 2013

Newspapers

African American Newspapers Collection
Among the various newspapers in the collection is Frederick Douglass's The North Star, which he ran out of Rochester, New York, during the antebellum years.
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