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  • The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; to the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution. Abraham Johnstone, d. 1797


  • Afro-American Encyclopaedia; Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Discussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women. James T. Haley


  • The Anderson Surpriser. Written After He Was Seventy-Five Years of Age. The Author Was Born in Liberty County, Ga., on the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord, 1819, and United with the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Year 1839. This Book Contains an Account of His Florida and Northern Trip, Written by Himself, Giving Much Valuable Information of the People Among Whom He Had Been Several Months. Robert Anderson, b. 1819


  • Anthony Burns: A History. Charles Emery Stevens, 1815-1893


  • Aunt Judy's Story: A Tale From Real Life. Written for the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Fair. Matilda G. Thompson


  • Autobiography and Work of Bishop M. F. Jamison, D.D. ("Uncle Joe") Editor, Publisher, and Church Extension Secretary; a Narration of His Whole Career from the Cradle to the Bishopric of the Colored M. E. Church in America. M. F. Jamison (Monroe Franklin), 1848-1918


  • Autobiography of Henry Parker. Henry Parker, b. 1835


  • The Autobiography of Nicholas Said, A Native of Bournou, Eastern Soudan, Central Africa. Nicholas Said, 1836-1882


  • Autobiography of Rev. Francis Frederick, of Virginia. Francis Frederick, b. 1809?


  • Autobiography of Rev. Thomas W. Henry, of the A. M. E. Church. Rev. Thomas W. Henry, 1794-1877


  • An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged. Josiah Henson, 1789-1883, Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811-1896, preface by and John Lobb, 1840-1921, edited by


  • Autobiography, Sermons, Addresses, and Essays of Bishop L. H. Holsey, D. D. Bp. Lucius Henry Holsey, 1842-1920


  • An Autobiography. Bond and Free: Or, Yearnings for Freedom, from My Green Brier House. Being the Story of My Life in Bondage, and My Life in Freedom. Israel Campbell


  • Battles and Victories of Allen Allensworth, A. M., Ph. D., Lieutenant-Colonel, Retired, U. S. Army. Charles Alexander, b. 1868


  • Biographical Sketches and Interesting Anecdotes of Persons of Colour. To Which is Added, a Selection of Pieces in Poetry. Abigail Mott, 1766-1851


  • The Black Man: His Antecedents, His Genius, and His Achievements. William Wells Brown, 1814?-1884


  • The Blind African Slave, or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nick-named Jeffrey Brace. Containing an Account of the Kingdom of Bow-Woo, in the Interior of Africa; with the Climate and Natural Productions, Laws, and Customs Peculiar to That Place. With an Account of His Captivity, Sufferings, Sales, Travels, Emancipation, Conversion to the Christian Religion, Knowledge of the Scriptures, &c. Interspersed with Strictures on Slavery, Speculative Observations on the Qualities of Human Nature, with Quotation from Scripture. Boyrereau Brinch and Benjamin F. Prentiss (Benjamin Franklin), 1774 or 5-1817


  • Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization. Emmett J. Scott (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957 and Lyman Beecher Stowe, 1880-1963


  • A Brief Account of the Life, Experience, Travels, and Gospel Labours of George White, an African; Written by Himself, and Revised by a Friend. George White, b. 1764


  • A Brief Miscellaneous Narrative of the More Early Part of the Life of L. Tilmon: Pastor of a Colored Methodist Congregational Church in the City of New York. Levin Tilmon, 1807-1863


  • Buried Alive (Behind Prison Walls) for a Quarter of a Century: Life of William Walker. Thomas S. Gaines, edited by and William Walker


  • Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816. Richard R. Wright (Richard Robert), b. 1878


  • Chains and Freedom: Or, The Life and Adventures of Peter Wheeler, a Colored Man Yet Living. A Slave in Chains, a Sailor on the Deep, and a Sinner at the Cross. Charles Edwards Lester, 1815-1890, edited by and Peter Wheeler, b. 1789


  • The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution: With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: To Which is Added a Brief Survey of the Condition and Prospects of Colored Americans. William Cooper Nell, 1816-1874


  • Echoes from a Pioneer Life. Jared Maurice Arter, b. 1850


  • Evidences of Progress among Colored People. G. F. Richings


  • Finding a Way Out: An Autobiography. Robert Russa Moton, 1867-1940


  • From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver. Raleigh H. Merritt (Raleigh Howard)


  • From Slavery to the Bishopric in the A.M.E. Church. An Autobiography. William H. Heard (William Henry), 1850-1937


  • The Fugitive Blacksmith; or, Events in the History of James W. C. Pennington, Pastor of a Presbyterian Church, New York, Formerly a Slave in the State of Maryland, United States. James W. C. Pennington, 1807-1870


  • God's Image in Ebony: Being a Series of Biographical Sketches, Facts, Anecdotes, etc., Demonstrative of the Mental Powers and Intellectual Capacities of the Negro Race. H. G. Adams, edited by


  • Hair-breadth Escapes from Slavery to Freedom. Rev. William Troy, b. 1827


  • Harriet, the Moses of Her People. Sarah H. Bradford (Sarah Hopkins), b. 1818


  • The Heir of Slaves: An Autobiography. William Pickens, 1881-1954


  • The History of William Webb, Composed by Himself. William Webb, b. 1836


  • Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction. Hallie Q. Brown (Hallie Quinn), 1859-1949, compiled and edited by


  • The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves, Original and Life Like, As They Appeared in Their Old Plantation and City Slave Life; Together with Pen-Pictures of the Peculiar Institution, with Sights and Insights into Their New Relations as Freedmen, Freemen, and Citizens. Octavia V. Rogers Albert (Octavia Victoria Rogers), 1853-1889?


  • The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. I. Olaudah Equiano, b. 1745


  • The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. II. Olaudah Equiano, b. 1745


  • Josiah: The Maimed Fugitive. A True Tale. Henry Bleby, 1809-1882


  • Last of the Pioneers: Or, Old Times in East Tenn., Being the Life and Reminiscences of Pharaoh Jackson Chesney (Aged 120 Years). J. C. Webster (John Coram), b. 1861 and Pharaoh Jackson Chesney, b. 1781?


  • The Last Words and Dying Speech of Edmund Fortis, a Negro Man, Who Appeared to Be between Thirty and Forty Years of Age, but Very Ignorant. He Was Executed at Dresden, on Kennebeck River, on Thursday the Twenty-Fifth Day of September, 1794, for a Rape and Murder, Committed on the Body of Pamela Tilton, a Young Girl of about Fourteen Years of Age, Daughter of Mr. Tilton of Vassalborough, in the County of Lincoln. Edmund Fortis, d. 1794


  • Life and Adventures of James Williams, a Fugitive Slave, with a Full Description of the Underground Railroad. James Williams, b. 1825


  • Life and Labors of Rev. Jordan W. Early, One of the Pioneers of African Methodism in the West and South. Sarah J. W. Early (Sarah Jane Woodson)


  • Life and Narrative of William J. Anderson, Twenty-four Years a Slave; Sold Eight Times! In Jail Sixty Times!! Whipped Three Hundred Times!!! or The Dark Deeds of American Slavery Revealed. Containing Scriptural Views of the Origin of the Black and of the White Man. Also, a Simple and Easy Plan to Abolish Slavery in the United States. Together with an Account of the Services of Colored Men in the Revolutionary War--Day and Date, and Interesting Facts. William J. Anderson, b. 1811


  • The Life and Sufferings of John Joseph, a Native of Ashantee, in Western Africa: Who Was Stolen from His Parents at the Age of 3 Years, and Sold to Mr. Johnstone, a Cotton Planter, in New Orleans, South America. John Joseph


  • The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black, a Fugitive from Slavery. Written by Himself. Leonard Black


  • Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City. Silas Xavier Floyd, 1869-1923


  • Life of George Henry. Together with a Brief History of the Colored People in America. George Henry, b. 1819


  • The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as Narrated by Himself. Josiah Henson, 1789-1883


  • The Life of the Rev. Dandridge F. Davis, of the African M. E. Church. With a Brief Account of His Conversion and Ministerial Labors, from August 1834, till March 1847. Also, a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. David Conyou, of the A. M. E. C. and His Ministerial Labors. To Which Is Annexed the Funeral Discourse Delivered at the Ohio Conference, in Zanesville, on the Decease of the Rev. D. F. Davis, by the Author. Rev. A. R. Green (Augustus R.)


  • Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, Brought Down to the Present Time. William Grimes, 1784-1865


  • Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave. Written by Himself. William Grimes, 1784-1865


  • The Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen. To Which is Annexed the Rise and Progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Containing a Narrative of the Yellow Fever in the Year of Our Lord 1793: With an Address to the People of Colour in the United States. Richard Allen, 1760-1831


  • The Life, History, and Unparalleled Sufferings of John Jea, the African Preacher. Compiled and Written by Himself. John Jea, b. 1773


  • Life, Including His Escape and Struggle for Liberty of Charles A. Garlick, Born a Slave in Old Virginia, Who Secured His Freedom by Running Away from His Master's Farm in 1843. Charles A. Garlick, 1827-


  • The Life, Labors, and Travels of Elder Charles Bowles, of the Free Will Baptist Denomination, by Eld. John W. Lewis. Together with an Essay on the Character and Condition of the African Race by the Same. Also, an Essay on the Fugitive Law of the U. S. Congress of 1850, by Rev. Arthur Dearing. Eld. John W. Lewis


  • Life, Last Words and Dying Speech of Stephen Smith, a Black Man, Who Was Executed at Boston This Day Being Thursday, October 12, 1797 for Burglary. Stephen Smith, 1769 or 70-1797


  • The Looking-Glass: Being a True Report and Narrative of the Life, Travels, and Labors of the Rev. Daniel H. Peterson, a Colored Clergyman; Embracing a Period of Time from the Year 1812 to 1854, and Including His Visit to Western Africa. Daniel H. Peterson


  • Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising. Rev. William J. Simmons, 1849-1890


  • Men of Maryland. George F. Bragg (George Freeman), 1863-1940


  • My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience. Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915


  • My Life and Work. Alexander Walters, b. 1858


  • A Narrative of Events of the Life of J. H. Banks, an Escaped Slave, from the Cotton State, Alabama, in America. James W. C. Pennington, 1807-1870


  • Narrative of James Curry, A Fugitive Slave. James Curry, b. 1815?


  • The Narrative of James Roberts, a Soldier Under Gen. Washington in the Revolutionary War, and Under Gen. Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, in the War of 1812: "a Battle Which Cost Me a Limb, Some Blood, and Almost My Life". James Roberts, b. 1753


  • Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave, Emancipated from Bodily Servitude by the State of New York, in 1828. Sojourner Truth, d. 1883 and Olive Gilbert


  • Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence, Drawn from Her "Book of Life". Sojourner Truth, d. 1883, Olive Gilbert and Frances W. Titus


  • Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence Drawn from Her "Book of Life;" Also, a Memorial Chapter, Giving the Particulars of Her Last Sickness and Death. Sojourner Truth, d. 1883, Olive Gilbert and Frances W. Titus


  • A Narrative of Some Remarkable Incidents in the Life of Solomon Bayley, Formerly a Slave in the State of Delaware, North America; Written by Himself, and Published for His Benefit; to Which Are Prefixed, a Few Remarks by Robert Hurnard. Solomon Bayley


  • A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, but Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. New London: Printed in 1798. Reprinted A. D. 1835, and Published by a Descendant of Venture. Revised and Republished with Traditions by H. M. Selden, Haddam, Conn., 1896. Venture Smith, 1729?-1805


  • A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa: But Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. Venture Smith, 1729?-1805


  • Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave, from Kentucky, Containing an Account of His Three Escapes, in 1839, 1846, and 1848. J. D. Green (Jacob D.), b. 1813


  • Narrative of the Life of James Watkins, Formerly a "Chattel" in Maryland, U. S.; Containing an Account of His Escape from Slavery, Together with an Appeal on Behalf of Three Millions of Such "Pieces of Property," Still Held Under the Standard of the Eagle. James Watkins, b. 1821?


  • A Narrative of the Negro. Leila Amos Pendleton, b. 1860


  • A Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro Man,--Servant to General Winslow, of Marshfield, in New-England; Who Returned to Boston, After Having Been Absent Almost Thirteen Years. Containing an Account of the Many Hardships He Underwent from the Time He Left His Master's House, in the Year 1747, to the Time of His Return to Boston.--How He Was Cast Away in the Capes of Florida;---The Horrid Cruelty and Inhuman Barbarity of the Indians in Murdering the Whole Ship's Crew;---The Manner of His Being Carry'd by Them Into Captivity. Also, an Account of His Being Confined Four Years and Seven Months in a Close Dungeon,---and the Remarkable Manner in Which He Met with His Good Old Master in London; Who Returned to New-England, a Passenger in the Same Ship. Briton Hammon


  • A Narrative of Thomas Smallwood, (Coloured Man:) Giving an Account of His Birth--The Period He Was Held in Slavery--His Release--and Removal to Canada, etc. Together With an Account of the Underground Railroad. Written by Himself. Thomas Smallwood, b. 1801


  • Narrative of William Hayden, Containing a Faithful Account of His Travels for a Number of Years, Whilst a Slave, in the South. Written by Himself. William Hayden, b. 1785


  • Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave. Written by Himself. William Wells Brown, 1814?-1884


  • Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave. Written by Himself. William Wells Brown, 1814?-1884


  • Narratives of Colored Americans. Abigail Mott, 1766-1851


  • The Old Faithful Servant: Life History of J.W. Holley: Born and Reared a Slave: After Freedom Became a Worker in the Master's Vineyard. J. W. Holley (James W.), b. 1848


  • Out of the Ditch. A True Story of an Ex-Slave. J. Vance Lewis


  • "Pap" Singleton, The Moses of the Colored Exodus. Walter L. Fleming (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932


  • Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives. Sara J. Duncan


  • Recollections of Seventy Years. Daniel Alexander Payne, 1811-1893


  • Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery. William Craft


  • Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. Sarah H. Bradford (Sarah Hopkins), b. 1818


  • Shadow and Sunshine. Eliza Suggs, b. 1876


  • Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary in "Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia. With An Appendix, Containing Extracts from his Journal and Other Writings; With a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary". Ralph Randolph Gurley


  • Sketches of the Life of Joseph Mountain, a Negro, Who Was Executed at New-Haven, on the 20th Day of October, 1790, for a Rape, Committed on the 26th Day of May Last. [The Writer of This History Has Directed That the Money Arising From the Sales Thereof, After Deducting the Expence of Printing, &c. Be Given to the Unhappy Girl, Whose Life Is Rendered Wretched by the Crime of the Malefactor.]. Joseph Mountain, 1758-1790 and David Daggett, 1764-1851, edited by


  • A Slave Girl's Story. Being an Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold. Kate Drumgoold


  • Slavery Days in Old Kentucky. A True Story of a Father Who Sold His Wife and Four Children. By One of the Children. Isaac Johnson, 1844-1905


  • The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio. Horace Talbert, b. 1853


  • A Statement with Regard to the Moorish Prince, Abduhl Rahhahman. T. H. Gallaudet (Thomas Hopkins), 1787-1851


  • The Story of Archer Alexander: From Slavery to Freedom, March 30, 1863. William Greenleaf Eliot, 1811-1887


  • Struggles for Freedom; or The Life of James Watkins, Formerly a Slave in Maryland, U. S.; in Which is Detailed a Graphic Account of His Extraordinary Escape from Slavery, Notices of the Fugitive Slave Law, the Sentiments of American Divines on the Subject of Slavery, etc., etc. James Watkins, b. 1821?


  • Sunshine and Shadow of Slave Life. Reminiscences as told by Isaac D. Williams to "Tege". William Ferguson Goldie and Isaac D. Williams, b. 1821?-


  • A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Colored Portion of Mankind; with Particular Reference to the African Race. Wilson Armistead, 1819?-1868


  • Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray. Emma J. Ray, b. 1859 and Lloyd P. Ray, b. 1860


  • Uncle Johnson, the Pilgrim of Six Score Years. Gustavus L. Foster (Gustavus Lemuel), 1818-1876


  • Uncle Tom's Companions: Or, Facts Stranger Than Fiction. A Supplement to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Being Startling Incidents in the Lives of Celebrated Fugitive Slaves. Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895 and John Passmore Edwards, 1823-1911


  • Unwritten History. Levi Jenkins Coppin, 1848-1923


  • Up from Slavery: An Autobiography. Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915


  • The Varick Family. B. F. Wheeler (Benjamin Franklin), 1854-1909


  • What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton. Thomas William Burton, b. 1860


  • Women of Achievement: Written for the Fireside Schools Under the Auspices of the Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society. Benjamin Griffith Brawley, 1882-1939


  • 76 articles with subject: African Americans -- Biography.

  • Summary for A Brief Account of the Life, Experience, Travels, and Gospel Labours of George White, an African; Written by Himself, and Revised by a Friend. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for A Brief Miscellaneous Narrative of the More Early Part of the Life of L. Tilmon: Pastor of a Colored Methodist Congregational Church in the City of New York. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Narrative of Some Remarkable Incidents in the Life of Solomon Bayley, Formerly a Slave in the State of Delaware, North America; Written by Himself, and Published for His Benefit; to Which Are Prefixed, a Few Remarks by Robert Hurnard. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, but Resident Above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. New London: Printed in 1798. Reprinted A. D. 1835, and Published by a Descendant of Venture. Revised and Republished with Traditions by H. M. Selden, Haddam, Conn., 1896. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa: But Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America. Related by Himself. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Negro. Erin Bartels


  • Summary for A Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro Man,--Servant to General Winslow, of Marshfield, in New-England; Who Returned to Boston, After Having Been Absent Almost Thirteen Years. Containing an Account of the Many Hardships He Underwent from the Time He Left His Master's House, in the Year 1747, to the Time of His Return to Boston.--How He Was Cast Away in the Capes of Florida;---The Horrid Cruelty and Inhuman Barbarity of the Indians in Murdering the Whole Ship's Crew;---The Manner of His Being Carry'd by Them Into Captivity. Also, an Account of His Being Confined Four Years and Seven Months in a Close Dungeon,---and the Remarkable Manner in Which He Met with His Good Old Master in London; Who Returned to New-England, a Passenger in the Same Ship. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for A Narrative of Thomas Smallwood, (Coloured Man:) Giving an Account of His Birth--The Period He Was Held in Slavery--His Release--and Removal to Canada, etc. Together With an Account of the Underground Railroad. Written by Himself. Monique Prince


  • Summary for A Slave Girl's Story. Being an Autobiography of Kate Drumgoold. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for A Statement with Regard to the Moorish Prince, Abduhl Rahhahman. Patrick E. Horn


  • Summary for Afro-American Encyclopaedia; Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Discussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women. Andrew Leiter


  • Summary for An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged. Erin Bartels


  • Summary for Aunt Judy's Story: A Tale From Real Life. Written for the Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Fair. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Autobiography of Henry Parker. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Autobiography of Rev. Francis Frederick, of Virginia. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Autobiography of Rev. Thomas W. Henry, of the A. M. E. Church. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Buried Alive (Behind Prison Walls) for a Quarter of a Century: Life of William Walker. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Echoes from a Pioneer Life. Ryan Palmer


  • Summary for Evidences of Progress among Colored People. Andrew Leiter


  • Summary for Finding a Way Out: An Autobiography. Armistead Lemon


  • Summary for From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for God's Image in Ebony: Being a Series of Biographical Sketches, Facts, Anecdotes, etc., Demonstrative of the Mental Powers and Intellectual Capacities of the Negro Race. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Hair-breadth Escapes from Slavery to Freedom. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Harriet, the Moses of Her People. A Georgia Negro Peon


  • Summary for Last of the Pioneers: Or, Old Times in East Tenn., Being the Life and Reminiscences of Pharaoh Jackson Chesney (Aged 120 Years). Laura Davis


  • Summary for Life and Narrative of William J. Anderson, Twenty-four Years a Slave; Sold Eight Times! In Jail Sixty Times!! Whipped Three Hundred Times!!! or The Dark Deeds of American Slavery Revealed. Containing Scriptural Views of the Origin of the Black and of the White Man. Also, a Simple and Easy Plan to Abolish Slavery in the United States. Together with an Account of the Services of Colored Men in the Revolutionary War--Day and Date, and Interesting Facts. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, Brought Down to the Present Time. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave. Written by Himself. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Life, Including His Escape and Struggle for Liberty of Charles A. Garlick, Born a Slave in Old Virginia, Who Secured His Freedom by Running Away from His Master's Farm in 1843. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for Life, Last Words and Dying Speech of Stephen Smith, a Black Man, Who Was Executed at Boston This Day Being Thursday, October 12, 1797 for Burglary. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Men of Maryland. Christian Richter


  • Summary for My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Narrative of James Curry, A Fugitive Slave. Erin Bartels Buller


  • Summary for Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave, Emancipated from Bodily Servitude by the State of New York, in 1828. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence Drawn from Her "Book of Life;" Also, a Memorial Chapter, Giving the Particulars of Her Last Sickness and Death. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence, Drawn from Her "Book of Life". Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Narrative of the Life of J. D. Green, a Runaway Slave, from Kentucky, Containing an Account of His Three Escapes, in 1839, 1846, and 1848. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for Narrative of the Life of James Watkins, Formerly a "Chattel" in Maryland, U. S.; Containing an Account of His Escape from Slavery, Together with an Appeal on Behalf of Three Millions of Such "Pieces of Property," Still Held Under the Standard of the Eagle. Christy Webb


  • Summary for Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave. Written by Himself. Mary Alice Kirkpatrick


  • Summary for Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave. Written by Himself. Meredith Malburne-Wade


  • Summary for Out of the Ditch. A True Story of an Ex-Slave. Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives. Nora Rubel


  • Summary for Recollections of Seventy Years. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery. Sarah Bradley


  • Summary for Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for Shadow and Sunshine. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Sketches of the Life of Joseph Mountain, a Negro, Who Was Executed at New-Haven, on the 20th Day of October, 1790, for a Rape, Committed on the 26th Day of May Last. [The Writer of This History Has Directed That the Money Arising From the Sales Thereof, After Deducting the Expence of Printing, &c. Be Given to the Unhappy Girl, Whose Life Is Rendered Wretched by the Crime of the Malefactor.]. Monique Prince


  • Summary for Slavery Days in Old Kentucky. A True Story of a Father Who Sold His Wife and Four Children. By One of the Children. Harry Thomas


  • Summary for Struggles for Freedom; or The Life of James Watkins, Formerly a Slave in Maryland, U. S.; in Which is Detailed a Graphic Account of His Extraordinary Escape from Slavery, Notices of the Fugitive Slave Law, the Sentiments of American Divines on the Subject of Slavery, etc., etc. Christy Webb


  • Summary for Sunshine and Shadow of Slave Life. Reminiscences as told by Isaac D. Williams to "Tege". Erin Bartels Buller


  • Summary for The Address of Abraham Johnstone, a Black Man, Who Was Hanged at Woodbury, in the County of Glocester, and State of New Jersey, on Saturday the the [sic] 8th Day of July Last; to the People of Colour. To Which Is Added His Dying Confession or Declaration. Also, a Copy of a Letter to His Wife, Written the Day Previous to His Execution. Zachary Hutchins


  • Summary for The Anderson Surpriser. Written After He Was Seventy-Five Years of Age. The Author Was Born in Liberty County, Ga., on the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord, 1819, and United with the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Year 1839. This Book Contains an Account of His Florida and Northern Trip, Written by Himself, Giving Much Valuable Information of the People Among Whom He Had Been Several Months. May Anderton


  • Summary for The Autobiography of Nicholas Said, A Native of Bournou, Eastern Soudan, Central Africa. Patrick E. Horn


  • Summary for The Fugitive Blacksmith; or, Events in the History of James W. C. Pennington, Pastor of a Presbyterian Church, New York, Formerly a Slave in the State of Maryland, United States. Madeleine Read


  • Summary for The Heir of Slaves: An Autobiography. Harris Henderson


  • Summary for The History of William Webb, Composed by Himself. Christy Webb


  • Summary for The House of Bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves, Original and Life Like, As They Appeared in Their Old Plantation and City Slave Life; Together with Pen-Pictures of the Peculiar Institution, with Sights and Insights into Their New Relations as Freedmen, Freemen, and Citizens. Abigail Pace


  • Summary for The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. I. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. II. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for The Last Words and Dying Speech of Edmund Fortis, a Negro Man, Who Appeared to Be between Thirty and Forty Years of Age, but Very Ignorant. He Was Executed at Dresden, on Kennebeck River, on Thursday the Twenty-Fifth Day of September, 1794, for a Rape and Murder, Committed on the Body of Pamela Tilton, a Young Girl of about Fourteen Years of Age, Daughter of Mr. Tilton of Vassalborough, in the County of Lincoln. Christy Webb


  • Summary for The Life and Sufferings of John Joseph, a Native of Ashantee, in Western Africa: Who Was Stolen from His Parents at the Age of 3 Years, and Sold to Mr. Johnstone, a Cotton Planter, in New Orleans, South America. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black, a Fugitive from Slavery. Written by Himself. Monique Prince


  • Summary for The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as Narrated by Himself. Jenn Williamson


  • Summary for The Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen. To Which is Annexed the Rise and Progress of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Containing a Narrative of the Yellow Fever in the Year of Our Lord 1793: With an Address to the People of Colour in the United States. Monique Prince


  • Summary for The Looking-Glass: Being a True Report and Narrative of the Life, Travels, and Labors of the Rev. Daniel H. Peterson, a Colored Clergyman; Embracing a Period of Time from the Year 1812 to 1854, and Including His Visit to Western Africa. Erin Penrod


  • Summary for The Narrative of James Roberts, a Soldier Under Gen. Washington in the Revolutionary War, and Under Gen. Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans, in the War of 1812: "a Battle Which Cost Me a Limb, Some Blood, and Almost My Life". Meredith Malburne


  • Summary for The Old Faithful Servant: Life History of J.W. Holley: Born and Reared a Slave: After Freedom Became a Worker in the Master's Vineyard. Megan Salvia


  • Summary for The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio. Andrew Leiter


  • Summary for The Story of Archer Alexander: From Slavery to Freedom, March 30, 1863. Alex Hymas


  • Summary for The Varick Family. Maryellen Davis


  • Summary for Unwritten History. Courtney Vien


  • Summary for Up from Slavery: An Autobiography. Harris Henderson


  • Summary for What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton. Denise Alexander


  • Summary for Women of Achievement: Written for the Fireside Schools Under the Auspices of the Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society. Andrew Leiter