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For help locating titles from the Shakopee High School collection, visit Ms. Melbourne, Ms. McCullough, or Ms. Reishus in the SHS Learning Commons. For titles from the Scott County Library collection, use your Virtual Student Library Card.
Slave Narratives from the SHS Learning Commons Collection
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave
Call Number: eBook 921 Dou
Multi-User copy. An autobiography of abolitionist Frederick Douglass which describes his childhood born into slavery and his education by his master's wife. Also discusses his escape to the North, his rise as a speaker against slaver, and his work in the 1840's against segregation.
The Struggle Against Slavery by
Call Number: 306.3 Wa
Publication Date: 2002-01-31
A collection of primary sources, from the colonial era to the Civil War, that document the struggle of free blacks, slaves, and other Americans to end slavery.
Up from Slavery by
Call Number: 921 Wa
Publication Date: 1933-01-01
The autobiography of the man who, though born in slavery, educated himself and went on to found Tuskegee Institute.
Slave Narratives from the Scott County Library
Slave Narratives by
Call Number: 326.0973 SLA
Publication Date: 2001-03-01
This introductory volume, part of the In Their Own Voices series, combines the immediacy of individual voices with general historical background. Testimonies by former slaves and rescuers personalize the history: the horror of daily life on the plantation, the anguish of family separation, the danger of escape, the thrill of rescue and sometimes reunion.