With the new anti-lynching law and the Black Lives Matter movement, there’s renewed interest in understanding the historical context of today’s events.
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Read first-hand accounts with our latest trial of History Vault collections:
Southern Life, Slavery and the Civil War:
- New: Slavery in Antebellum Southern Industries delves into slave labor
- Slavery and the Law petitions reveal amazing candor
- Southern Life and African American History Plantation Records illuminate operations, routines, racial attitudes and more
- Confederate Military Manuscripts and Records of Union Generals and the Union Army covers spies, guides, detectives, U.S. Colored Troops and more
Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century:
- Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century documents what really happened
- NAACP Papers explores segregation to civil and voting rights and more
- Releasing in 2019: African American Police League Records, 1961-1988 examine how African American policemen fought discrimination and police brutality