ENGL 2281: African American Literature: Slave Narratives

This guide will highlight resources to help you conduct research on African-American authors and their works.

Books at the Library

Library of Congress's American Memory

From Slavery to Freedom: The African American Pamphlet Collection

The Library of Congress's American Memory historical collections have numerous primary texts, images, maps, and sound recordings on African-American history and slavery.

Videos at the Library

Spotlight: African American Lives

Dr. Henry Louis GatesExplore Dr. Henry Louis Gates' series in which he researches the ancestry of famous African-American individuals. Site contains videos, timelines, and information on genealogical research.

Online Resources

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