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HIS 121 19th-Century United States
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A digital library of primary sources in 19th-century American social history—a collaborative effort from two universities. Check out their subject search of digitized books (with, for example, a treasure trove about New York City).
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. This is one of many Slave Narratives websites--type in Slave narrative into Google to find more.