"umbrasearch.org brings together hundreds of thousands of digitized materials from over 1,000 libraries and archives across the country."
Also see the Colored Conventions Project, which uses "historical images and documents to provide further insight into the Colored Conventions and expand our understanding of early Black organizing" (University of Delaware).
This research guide supports the following courses taught by Drs. Audain and Hollander:
Use the blue tabs (above) or Table of Contents (left-hand column) to find reference works; secondary sources such as scholarly books and peer-reviewed journal articles; and primary sources including historical newspapers, the writings of abolitionists, etc. from the Antebellum Period, U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), and Reconstruction (1865-1877).
See the Guide Author box (right-hand column) to schedule your research consultation.