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  • Slavery by another name [DVD]

    Slavery by another name2012

    Summary: Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.896 SLA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.

    Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.2008

    by Douglas A Blackmon

    (5,610)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 BLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow

    Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow2019

    by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

    Summary: A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0496 GAT

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  • The life and the adventures of a haunted convict

    The life and the adventures of a haunted convict2016

    by Austin Reed

    (154)

    Summary: "The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict is a rare and original autobiography, a first-person account of a young black man's life as an indentured servant, a juvenile delinquent, and a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 365 REE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Passing strange [downloadable ebook] / a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line

    Passing strange / a Gilded Age tale of love and deception across the color line2009

    by Martha A Sandweiss

    (863)

    Summary: Clarence King is a hero of nineteenth-century western history. Brilliant scientist and witty conversationalist, bestselling author and architect of the great surveys that mapped the West after the...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • The underground railroad : a novel

    The underground railroad : a novel2016

    by Colson Whitehead

    (292,787)

    Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WHITEHEAD

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • The underground railroad [large print] : a novel

    The underground railroad : a novel2016

    by Colson Whitehead

    Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F WHITEHEAD

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  • We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide2018

    by Carol Anderson

    (464)

    Summary: This young adult adaptation brings Carol Anderson's ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide2018

    by Carol Anderson

    (464)

    Summary: This young adult adaptation brings Carol Anderson's ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 AND YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home

    Stolen : five free boys kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home2019

    by Richard Bell

    (347)

    Summary: Philadelphia, 1825. Five young, free black boys are lured onto a small ship with the promise of food and pay. They are instead met with blindfolds, ropes, and knives. Over four long months, their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 BEL

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

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  • Thunder in the mountains : Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

    Thunder in the mountains : Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War2017

    by Daniel J. Sharfstein

    (370)

    Summary: "Chronicles the epic clash between General Oliver Otis Howard, who took on a mission in the Pacific Northwest to force Native Americans onto reservations, and the Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph, who refused to leave his ancestral land" -- NoveList.

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.8 SHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Reconstruction : America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877

    Reconstruction : America's unfinished revolution, 1863-18772014

    by Eric Foner

    (4,843)

    Summary: Historian Eric Foner chronicles the way in which Americans -- black and white -- responded to the unprecedented changes unleashed by the war and the end of slavery. He addresses the quest of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.8 FON

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865 [downloadable ebook] / a history of human bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin

    Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865 / a history of human bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin2011

    by Christopher P Lehman

    (3)

    Summary: "Although the passage of the Northwest Ordinance in 1787 banned African American slavery in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, slavery as a practice persisted in the region through the end of the...  more »

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  • The river between us [CD book]

    The river between us2004

    by Richard Peck (read by Lina Patel )

    (4,342)

    Summary: During the early days of the Civil War, the Pruitt family takes in two mysterious young ladies who have fled New Orleans to come north to Illinois.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F PECK

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details