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Primary Sources: United States & Canadian History

Primary sources for research on the history of the United States and Canada.

Slavery Statistics and Data

Primary Source Collections: Slavery

Free People of Color in Louisiana

A new digitized collection!

Slave Geneaology Databases

Primary Sources on Microfilm @ Howie-T

The following are great collections of primary source material on microfilm at Howard-Tilton. Topics include the slave trade, Louisiana plantations, and abolitionists.

Civil War

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