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Antislavery Poetry from San Francisco

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The Pacific Appeal was the leading African American newspaper on the West Coast during the early 1860s.  A newly-published set of eight antislavery poems from the journal's inaugural 1862 volume captures the sense of expectancy within the African American community for the imminent end of US slavery.  These poems include the work of James Madison Bell, a San Francisco plasterer, brickmason, and poet.  Read more... 
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Witness and Resistance Anthologies

A February 2009 podcast recording by Joe Lockard on the function of anthologies in 19th-century American antislavery literature. Podcast by the Antislavery Literature Project.

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