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Black Abolitionist Archive
Maurice Greenia, Jr. Collections: Pause
University of Detroit Yearbook Collection: The Urban 1973 Almanac and yearbook -- A Guide to the University
University of Detroit Yearbook Collection: tower -- university of detroit 1968
University of Detroit Chorus Collection
University of Detroit Yearbook Collection: Neon UD On Tap
Maurice Greenia, Jr. Collections: Orange Planet
University of Detroit Chorus Collection: Dinner Dance - 1967
Maurice Greenia, Jr. Collections: Oriental Screen
University of Detroit Chorus Collection: Don Jose
Dichotomy: School of Architecture Student Journal
Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection: Pleiades
Dichotomy: School of Architecture Student Journal
University of Detroit Football Collection: University of Detroit vs. Central Michigan Program
University of Detroit Football Collection: University of Detroit vs. Wayne
Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection: City of Cleveland
University of Detroit Football Collection: University of Detroit vs. Cincinnati
Dichotomy: School of Architecture Student Journal
Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection: Lake Frohna

From the 1820s to the Civil War, African Americans assumed prominent roles in the transatlantic struggle to abolish slavery. In contrast to the popular belief that the abolitionist crusade was driven by wealthy whites, some 300 black abolitionists were regularly involved in the antislavery movement, heightening its credibility and broadening its agenda. The Black Abolitionist Digital Archive is a collection of over 800 speeches by antebellum blacks and approximately 1,000 editorials from the period. These important documents provide a portrait of black involvement in the anti-slavery movement; scans of these documents are provided as images and PDF files.

If you have questions or comments on the collection, please contact Pat Higo at: higopa@udmercy.edu.

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