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Slavery--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Copeland African American Museum Collection

Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Item 15: Enslavement Document, 1855

 Item — Item 15
Collection number: 15
Scope and Contents

Frame containing bill of sale for slaves in Wilcox County, Alabama, 1855.

Dates: 1855

Item 17: Abolish Slavery Constitutional Amendment

 Item — Item 17
Collection number: 17
Scope and Contents

Poster describing the proposed constitutional amendment to abolish slavery signed by members of the U.S. Senate and House.

Dates: 2021-07-13

Item 46: Sheriff's Sale Which Includes an Enslaved African American Woman, 1843-04-11

 Item — Item 46
Collection number: 46
Scope and Contents

A list of items sold at a sheriff's sale which includes the description of an enslaved woman.

Dates: 1843-04-11

MS134-0014 Brown, Hallie Q. Tales My Father Told Me, 1925

 Book — Box 1, Book: 14
Collection number: MS/134-014
Scope and Contents

Tales My Father Told By Hallie Q. Brown. This appears to be a first edition of Brown's memoir of her father who told many stories of escaping slaves. 2022-03-16 Cannot locate physical copy

Dates: 1925

Slavery and the War: A Historical Essay, 1863

 Item — Box 1, Item: 14
Collection number: Item 14
Scope and Contents

Henry Darling (1823-1891). "Slavery and the War: A Historical Essay" (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1863).

Dates: Created: 1863

Slavery Papers, Speeches, & Manuscripts

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-146
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to Slavery. Many are speeches, while some are reports and pamphlets. Most are from the 19th century. All of these papers are available through v-text at: Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain...
Dates: 1822 - 1909