Lovejoy is a little-known historical figure from the anti-slavery movement in the years leading up to the U.S. Civil War. This board is a place to capture…
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Book Cover, Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for Freedom
Cover of the 2020 second edition of the children's biography on Elijah Lovejoy by Jennifer Phillips. Order from online retailers. More information, including free materials and resource links, at http://www.jenniferphillipsauthor.com/elijah-lovejoy.html
Browse Hundreds of Documents Submitted by Enslaved People Petitioning for Freedom
O Say Can You See: Early Washington, DC Law and Family: Collects, digitizes, makes accessible, and analyzes legal records and case files between 1800 and 1862; showcases the diversity of strategies that black people living in DC used to gain freedom through the courts in the antebellum period.