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Slave Voices From The Special Collections Library


January 1, 1995 – December 31, 1995
Sponsor(s): Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library

This exhibit probes the life experiences of American slaves from the late eighteenth century through the nineteenth century, and examines the enterprise of recovering and preserving African American history of the period. The exhibit showcases the kinds of rare materials that under scrutiny reveal the ambitions, motivations, and struggles of people often presumed mute.


This exhibition was sponsored in part by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.