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African American Resources at the CHS Manuscript Material (material at the Connecticut Historical Society)
Middlesex-New London County CT Archives History .....Grave Stone Of Joel Jackson, East Haddam Ex-slave (Joel Jackson, slave)
Negro Slavery in Connecticut
New London County CT Archives History - Schools .....School For African American Children, Colchester
New London County CT Archives History .....Slaves In Lyme, 1796 1796
Slavery in Connecticut 1640-1848



Anne Farrow. The Logbooks: Connecticut's Slave Ships and Human Memory. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2014. 187p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. Photographs. /GC 973.068 F24Lo/

Bland, Linwood W. Jr. A View from the Sixties: The Black Experience in Southeastern Connecticut, A Memoir by Linwood W. Bland, Jr. New London, CT: The New London County Historical Society, Inc., 2001. 238p. Index. Photographs. /GC 974.602 N42bl/

Brown, Barbara W. and James M. Rose. Black Roots in Southeastern Connecticut, 1650-1900. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1980. 722p. Indices. /GC 974.6 B81b/

Caron, Denis R. A Century in Captivity: The Life and Trials of Prince Mortimer, a Connecticut Slave. Durham, NH: University of New Hampshire Press, 2006. 188p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. Photographs. /GC 974.6 C212c/

Cruson, Daniel. Newton's Slaves: A Case Study in Early Connecticut Rural Black History. Newton, CT: The Newton Historical Society, 1994. 92p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Photographs. /GC 974.601 F16cr/

Levinson, David, ed. African American Heritage in the Upper Housatonic Valley: A Project of the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Society. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2006. 230p. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 974.4 Af83L/

Mancini, Jason R. and David J. Naumec. Connecticut's African & Native American Revolutionary War Enlistments: 1775-1783. Mashantucket, CT: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 2005. 68p. /GC 973.34 C76MJ/

Minority Military Service, Connecticut, 1775-1783. Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1988. 17p. Notes. /GC 973.34 C76m & 973.34 C76ma/

Normen, Elizabeth J. et. al. . African American Connecticut Explored. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013. 422p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Photographs. /GC 974.6 Af83no/

Piper, Emilie S. American of African Descent: An Annotated Bibliography of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and Some Connecticut & New York Historical References Through the Civil War Period. Pittsfield, MA: Berkshire Athenaeum, Local History Department, 2005. 16p. /GC 973.068 P662am/

Rose, James M. Tapestry: A Living History of the Black Family in Southwestern Connecticut. New London, CT: New London County Historical Society, 1979. 163p. Bibliography. Index. Notes. /GC 974.6 R715t/

Saint, Chandler B. and George A. Krimsky. Making Freedom: The Extraordinary Life of Venture Smith. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2009. 186p. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 974.602 H11s/

Slavery in Connecticut. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1935. 32p. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 974.6 W45sl/

Slavery in the States: Selected Essays. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Appendices. Bibliography. Notes. Various Essays. /GC 973.068 N31s/

Steiner, Bernard C. History of Slavery in Connecticut. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1893. 84p. Appendix. Bibliography. Notes. /GC 974.6 St35hi/

Stone, Frank Andrews. African American Connecticut: The Black Scene in a New England State, Eighteenth to Twenty-first Century. Deland, FL: Global Research Center, 2008. 349p. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. /GC 974.6 St71af/

Strother, Horatio T. The Underground Railroad in Connecticut. Middletown, CT: Weslyan University Press, 1962. 262p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 974.6 St89u/

Warshauer, Matthew. Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2011. 309p. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 973.74 C76war/

White, David O. Connecticut's Black Soldiers, 1775-1783. Chester, CT: Pequot Press, 1973. 71p. Illustrations. Lists. Notes. /GC 973.74 C76wh/

Wilbur H. Siebert Collection: Microfilm Edition. Columbus, OH: Ohio Historical Society, 2001. Underground Railroad. /Microfilm Roll 1/

Yang, Guocun. From Slavery to Emancipation: The African Americans of Connecticut, 1650s-1820s. Storrs, CT: Y. Guocun, 1999. 354p. Appendices. Bibliography. Illustrations. Notes. /GC 974.6 Y161fr/

Fairfield County:

Cruson, Daniel. The Slaves of Central Fairfield County: The Journey from Slave to Freeman in Nineteenth-Century Connecticut. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2007. 124p. Appendix. Bibliography. Notes. Photographs. /GC 974.601 F16cru/

Hartford County:

Nason, Mary. African-Americans in Simsbury, 1725-1925. Simsbury, CT: M. L. Nason, 1996. 20p. Bibliography. /GC 974.602 Si5n/

Litchfield County:

Zuris, Kathleen. New Milford, Connecticut's African Americans in the Civil War (1861-1865). New Milford, CT: K. Zuris, 2013. 79p. Bibliography. Illustrations. Index. Notes. Photographs. /GC 974.602 N43zk/

New Haven County:

Anderson, William L. and Regina E. Mason. Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave. Oxford, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. 145p. Illustrations. Notes. Photographs. /GC 929.2 G882gw/

Stewart, Daniel Y. Black New Haven. New Haven, CT: D. Y. Stewart, 1977. 72p. Photographs. /GC 974.602 N41st/

Windham County:

Pasay, Marcella Houle. A Directory of Native and African Americans in Windham County, CT, and Vicinity, 1650-1900. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2002. 2 volumes. Appendices. Indices. /GC 974.601 W72pam/

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