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Kearse, Bettye

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Summary: "A descendant of a slave named Coreen, and-according to oral tradition-her owner, President James Madison, finally shares her family's story."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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Kearse, Bettye

Summary: A descendant of a slave named Coreen, and-according to oral tradition-her owner, President James Madison, finally shares her family's story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

D'Aguiar, Fred

Summary: In Virginia, a slave is taught to read by his master's daughter and falls in love with her. He runs away, but his father reveals his whereabouts, the man is captured and whipped to death. The novel looks at slavery from two viewpoints: that of rebels and that of survivalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books, c1994. 1995

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Taylor, Alan

Summary: Recreates the events that inspired hundreds of slaves to pressure British admirals into becoming liberators by using their intimate knowledge of the countryside to transform the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.503 TAY

Wiencek, Henry.

Summary: A reassessment of the third president draws on new archaeological studies and previously disregarded personal records to explore his contradictory views on slavery while examining what is revealed by his monetary records.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFERSON, THOMAS WIE

Styron, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1967

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STY

Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.55 JOH

Smolik, Jane Petrlik

Summary: In 1854 eleven-year-old Bones is a slave in Virginia who sends a bottle holding her real name and a trinket from her long-lost father down the James River--the currents carry it far away, ultimately uniting the lives of three young girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SMO

Blight, David W.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

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Blight, David W.

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Summary: Slave narratives are extremely rare, with only 55 post-Civil War narratives surviving. A mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered narratives join that exclusive group. Handed down through family and friends, they tell gripping stories of escape: Through a combination of intelligence, daring, and sheer luck, the men reached the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

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Huey, Lois Miner.

Summary: Details the archaeological discovery of thirteen skeletons in upstate New York that were identified as eighteenth century slaves from the Schuyler farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 HUE

Foley, Louise Pledge Heath.

Summary: Information was abstracted from land records and quit rent rolls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foley 1974

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3755 Foley VOL. 1

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 3

McClafferty, Carla Killough

Summary: Draws on primary source documents and photographs of historical artifacts to examine the lives of men and women enslaved by the Washington family, and includes information on the present-day archeological survey of Mount Vernon's Slave Cemetery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 MCC

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