Stories From The Attic
- The JAL Guide to Software, Courseware, and CD-ROM. // Journal of Academic Librarianship;Jan2001, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p77
Focuses on several information software, courseware and CD-ROM related to academic librarianship. American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography, an online database for research works; Daily Life Through History, a CD-ROM material; Horizon Web site.
- Selected Resources. Parrini, Michelle; Glazer, Hilary; Fraser, Katie // Insights on Law & Society;Fall2003, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p28
Presents information on resources for teachers and students on the topic of civil rights and affirmative action. Information on the Web site Avalon Project at Yale Law School; Features of the site Slavery and the Courts; Details of the video "Exploring Race and Affirmative Action," with a...
- LEARN MORE ABOUT SOUTH CAROLINA. Fredeen, Charles // South Carolina (0-8225-4087-8);2002, p77
The article presents information about Web sites and books related to South Carolina. The Web site, http://www.myscgov.com/, is South Carolina's official Web site that includes news and information on state government, education, business, health and safety, tourism, the environment, and more....
- From the editor. // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p2
Discusses the antislavery movement, the theme for the February 1993 issue of `Cobblestone.' Slavery and racism in existence in the US for almost 400 years; Economic exploitation of freed slaves after 1865; Slow process of gaining true equality for blacks; More.
- The early voices. Zuber, Shari Lyn // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4
Discusses the early years of slavery in the American Colonies. When first Africans arrived in Jamestown; How increasing demand for permanent servants to work fields led to slavery; Why blacks became slaves; First outcry against slavery by whites; Leading Quakers in antislavery movement; Ban on...
- Songs of slavery. Hamel, Ruth M. // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p22
Discusses slave songs, which were used to pass along information about escape route, to warn of danger and to express hopes and sorrows. True meanings of the words in the slave song `Follow the Drinking Gourd'; Complaints about white owners in the slave song `Run, Black Man, Run'; Well-known...
- The story of the Amistad Africans. Limauro, Mary Ann // Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p36
Recounts the experiences of the Amistad Africans, who were able to regain their freedom through the US courts and return to their homeland of Sierra Leone, Africa in 1841. How the Africans revolted on the ship `Amistad' that was bringing them from a Havana slave market to the US; Trials and...
- Runaway slaves. Franklin, J.H. // American Visions;Feb1991, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p30
Focuses on runaway slaves and costs incurred by the runaways. How slaves displayed their dissatisfaction; Initial investment for a slave; Costs charged to the owner if runaways were caught.
- Those who think of slavery in terms of only blacks and... Sowell, Dr. Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;11/6/95, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p19
Opinion. Debates that slavery was not about race. Slave history; Emancipation.