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African American Department Collection and State Library Resources

Digital Collections

of interest to African Americans, created by the Enoch Pratt Free Library / State Library Resource Center.

Views of African American Life in Maryland - thumbnail Views of African American Life in Maryland
The images of this collection allow us a glimpse into the past of the social, economic, and political lives of African American Marylanders.

Slave Documents Collection - thumbnail Slave Documents Collection
Slavery, the "peculiar institution," generated a variety of documents chronicling daily activities that touched all strata of American society, free and enslaved.


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