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Slavery to Freedom

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Cultures +3 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)
This collection contains a variety of resources that can be used by teachers and students to understand the origins of slavery and slavery in America.

Shackles

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Slave House, Gorée (island), Senegal, [negative]

Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives

The Slave House, Gorée (island), Senegal, [slide]

Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives

Charleston slave badge for Porter 365

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Carte-de-visite of women and children in a cotton field

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Broadside for sale of enslaved woman and children from estate of Joseph McCoy

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Bond for the hire of enslaved man named Harry by the Virginia Central Railroad

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Portrait of America: The Conflict Over Slavery [fresco] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Broadside for a reward for fugitive slaves George, Jefferson, Esther, and Amanda

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Gordon

National Portrait Gallery

Cabinet card of Sojourner Truth

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Harriet Tubman

National Portrait Gallery

Waiting for the Hour

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Document Deep Dive: Emancipation Proclamation

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Depicting the business of slavery

National Museum of American History

Article 04: Freedom from Slavery

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The Middle Passage - African Holocaust

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum