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Slavery & Freedom: Finding Books & Articles & Primary Sources at GW

This guide is designed to highlight useful resources for research on the transatlantic slave trade, abolition, resistance by enslaved people, emancipation, free Black communities, the American Civil war, antebellum and postbellum America; 1470-mid 20th C.

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Gelman Library, Suite 704
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Reference Sources

Search the Library for Books, Articles, And Media

Search GW Libraries' catalog for books, media, articles, and more.  Books and articles not available at Gelman can be requested via Consortium loan or Interlibrary loan


Primary Source Databases

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