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Jones-Rogers, Stephanie E.

Summary: "Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave-owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the South's slave market. Because women typically...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 JON

Smith, Clint

11 holds on 4 copies

Summary: 'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks - those that are honest about the past and those that are not - that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 SMI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 SMI

Summary: This series follows a group of slaves who plan a daring escape from a Georgia plantation to cross 600 miles to freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD UND

Phillips, Richard Hayes

Summary: " In this groundbreaking work, Richard Hayes Phillips has collected the names of more than five thousand children kidnapped from Ireland, Scotland, England, and New England, and sold into slavery in Maryland and Virginia, c. 1660-1720. By English law dated 1659, it was lawful for justices of the peace to kidnap children found begging or vagrant and ship them to the plantations as servants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.373 PHI

Ball, Edward

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BAL

Duffy, Damian

Summary: "Home is a new house with a loving husband in 1970s California that is suddenly transformed into the frightening world of the antebellum South. Dana, a young black writer, can't explain how she is transported across time and space to a plantation in Maryland. But she does quickly understand why: to deal with the troubles of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder - and her progenitor. Her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Comicarts 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 DUF

Summary: Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ROO

Ball, Edward

Summary: Journalist Ball confronts the legacy of his family's slave-owning past, uncovering the story of the people, both black and white, who lived and worked on the Balls' South Carolina plantations. It is an unprecedented family record that reveals how the painful legacy of slavery continues to endure in America's collective memory and experience. Ball, a descendant of one of the largest slave-owning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

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Jones, Edward P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JON

O'Connor, Stephen

Summary: A debut novel about Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, in whose story the conflict between the American ideal of equality and the realities of slavery and racism played out in the most tragic of terms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OCO

Tomlinson, Chris.

Summary: Journalist Chris Tomlinson grew up hearing stories about his family's cotton plantation in Texas. LaDainian Tomlinson, football great, spent part of his childhood playing on the same land that his black ancestors had worked as slaves. Not until he could read did he realize that the area was named for his ancestor's slaveholders. The author explores the history of race and bigotry in Texas, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 TOM

Di Bonaventura, Allegra.

Summary: Uses the diary of an American colonial in pre-Revolutionary New England to discuss slavery, the family, and everyday life of the time period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.602 DIB

Johnson, Walter

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 976.3 JOH

Jones, Edward P.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Henry Townsend, a black farmer, bootmaker, and former slave, has a fondness for Paradise Lost and an unusual mentor -- William Robbins, perhaps the most powerful man in antebellum Virginia's Manchester County. Under Robbins's tutelage, Henry becomes proprietor of his own plantation -- as well as of his own slaves. When he dies, his widow, Caldonia, succumbs to profound grief, and things begin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2003

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Summary: The exceptional young witches at Miss Robichaux's Academy are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. Caught in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona, a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a formidable voodoo queen and a murderous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV AME

Butler, Octavia E.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Dana, a black woman, finds herself repeatedly transported to the antebellum South, where she must make sure that Rufus, the plantation owner's son, survives to father Dana's ancestor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUT

Tomlinson, Chris.

Summary: "Foreign correspondent Chris Tomlinson returns to Texas to discover the truth about his family's slave owning history, [telling] the story of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Central Texas slave plantation. Tomlinson discovers that his counterpart in the African American family is LaDainian Tomlinson, one of the greatest running backs in the history of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TOM

David, Alex

Contents: The need for change -- Fighting to be free -- "No union with slaveholders" -- America in 1850 -- The legacy of Sojourner Truth -- Primary source transcriptions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Debates 326 David 2021

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