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African American Studies: Slavery in New York

This guide highlights African American Studies resources that are available via the Fordham University Libraries.

Researching Slavery in New York State

This page highlights a selection of resources for studying slavery in New York, from gradual emancipation in 1827, the African Burial Ground, the life of Sojourner Truth, and more. If you have questions or need additional resources, ask a librarian for assistance.

Selection of Books

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The African Burial Ground in New York City

Open Access Digital Collections

Primary Sources in Library Databases

Sojourner Truth Resources

Reference & Instruction Department

Reference & Instruction Department
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