Destruction of Slavey

The power of first-hand accounts

  • Read a range of wartime accounts at the Document Lab from the Emancipation Digital Classroom to understand why this one from Beaufort, SC may be the most powerful:

Beaufort

  • Experience Booker T. Washington’s memories of emancipation in¬†Up From Slavery¬†through a map of his memoir:

  • Watch this video with recordings from ex-slaves:

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