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  • [Broadside Image] (low resolution 115K) From Dying Confession of Pomp, A Negro Man, Who Was Executed at Ipswich, on the 6th August, 1795, for Murdering Capt. Charles Furbush, of Andover, Taken from the Mouth of the Prisoner, and Penned by Jonathan Plummer, Jun.


  • [Illustration] From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • [Illustration] From Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter.


  • [Image of the Broadside] (200 dpi resolution, 717K) From Dying Confession of Pomp, A Negro Man, Who Was Executed at Ipswich, on the 6th August, 1795, for Murdering Capt. Charles Furbush, of Andover, Taken from the Mouth of the Prisoner, and Penned by Jonathan Plummer, Jun.


  • [Title Page Image] From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • SEPERATION OF ELIZA AND HER LAST CHILD. From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • A WOMAN WITH IRON HORNS AND BELLS ON, TO KEEP HER FROM RUNNING AWAY. From Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery. With an Appendix, Containing a List of Places Visited by the Author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and Other Matter.


  • ANCIENT CIVILIZATION From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • ARRIVAL HOME, AND FIRST MEETING WITH HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • The Author as a Steward on the Delaware. The cabins were always clean and in good order; due respect paid to the owners and officers; and every attention to all passengers. From 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.


  • The Author attending in a gentleman's family. From 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.


  • "Away they go, sweeping round the course with lightning speed, while every spectator's eye is strained, and every countenance flushed with intense anxiety." page 41. From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • BATTLE OF FORT WAGNER. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • Capt. Stedman's residence, 'The Hole.'--See page 41. From Narrative of Joanna; An Emancipated Slave, of Surinam. (From Stedman's Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam).


  • CHAPIN RESCUES SOLOMON FROM HANGING. From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • CHURCH OF THE FUGITIVE SLAVES IN BOSTON From Anthony Burns: A History.


  • Connection of the Author with the Church. "One thing I desire, that I may dwell in the house of the Lord for ever." From 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.


  • FAC-SIMILE OF THE GIMLET WHICH I USED TO BORE A HOLE IN THE DECK OF THE VESSEL. (SEE PAGE 27.) [Title Page Verso Image] From The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years. Written by a Friend, as Related to Him by Brother Jones.


  • "I have discovered lately that I am a great sinner."--Page 78. From The African Preacher. An Authentic Narrative.


  • "I walked hastily forward and turned around, when, Oh, my God! what a sight was there! He still held the dripping knife, with which he had cut his throat." page 248 From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • "If any one had ever envied Mrs. Helm in her drawing-room, richly attired and sparkling with jewels, or as she moved with the stately step of a queen among her trembling slaves, they should have beheld her on her death-bed!" page 85. From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • [Illustration] From A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery.


  • [Illustration] From A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Experience and Personal Narrative of Uncle Tom Jones; Who Was for Forty Years a Slave. Also the Surprising Adventures of Wild Tom, of the Island Retreat, a Fugitive Negro from South Carolina.


  • "Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vise-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom got." page 58. From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • Joanna at the slave market.--See page From Narrative of Joanna; An Emancipated Slave, of Surinam. (From Stedman's Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam).


  • Joanna visiting Capt. Stedman, at 'The Hope.'--See page 19. From Narrative of Joanna; An Emancipated Slave, of Surinam. (From Stedman's Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam).


  • JOHN BROWN AT HARPER'S FERRY. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • A Lady teaching her little brother and the Author, prior to the latter redeeming his mother, who remains with the lady. The author goes to his new home, carrying with him obedience, truth, honesty, willing at all times to receive good instruction, by which means he was treated as one of the family, and wanted for nothing. [Frontispiece Image] From 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.


  • LANE TABERNACLE, ST. LOUIS, MO. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • A MAROON TOWN IN JAMAICA. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • Marriage and Settlement of the Rev. D. H. Peterson. "The first noble gift unto man. So let us ever remember the vow, and keep the covenant forever in view." From 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.


  • MIRIFICA SUNT OPERA DEI. From 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.


  • MR. ANDERSON ATTEMPTING TO SHOOT THE AUTHOR, ATFER TELLING HIM TO STOP THREE TIMES, ACCORDING TO THE LAW. From Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery. With an Appendix, Containing a List of Places Visited by the Author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and Other Matter.


  • MR. GOOCH STRIPPING THE AUTHER TO FLOG HIM, HIS TWO SONS AND SON-IN-LAW PRESENT. THEY AT THIS TIME GIVE HIM FIFTY LASHES EACH. From Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery. With an Appendix, Containing a List of Places Visited by the Author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and Other Matter.


  • NEGROES IN THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • NIGHT ATTACK ON THE COURT HOUSE. From Anthony Burns: A History.


  • OLD GLORY! From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • THE OLD LOG CABIN IN WHICH THOMAS WAS BORN. The little fellow by the door is Thomas. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • OLD MAIN HALL, LANE COLLEGE. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • Rev. D. H. Peterson embarking for Western Africa on board the barque Isla de Cuba, Capt. Miller. From 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.


  • Rev. D. H. Peterson in the Pulpit. "All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth; go ye, therefore, and teach all nations." "And, lo! I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world." From 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.


  • RIONGA, A NATIVE CHIEF, RECEIVES BAKER From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • SCENE IN THE COTTON FIELD, SOLOMON DELIVERED UP. From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • SCENE IN THE SLAVE PEN AT WASHINGTON. From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • [Illustration] From The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina.


  • THE AUTHOR HANGING BY HIS HANDS TIED TO A COTTON SCREW.* From Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery. With an Appendix, Containing a List of Places Visited by the Author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and Other Matter.


  • THE BIG HOUSE WHERE THOMAS From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • THE HEROES From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • THE LINCOLN LOG CABIN. The above engraving is from a photograph of the Lincoln cabin, taken especially for this book, Decoration day, May 30, 1907. The picture shows the cabin just as it stands today on the old Lincoln farm in Hardin Co., Ky. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • THE STAKING OUT AND FLOGGING OF THE GIRL PATSEY. From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • THOMAS HAULING HAY FROM THE MEADOW TO THE BARN. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • Thomas off for Berea College, Ky., January, 1881. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • Thomas reading a paper before the Ohio State Eclectic Medical Association, Put-in-Bay, Ohio, July, 1902. Thomas the only colored member. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • THOMAS RECEIVING THE DEGREE AS M.D., From the Eclectic College of Physicians ans Surgeons, Indianapolis, Ind., March 24, 1892. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • Thomas reducing a dislocated arm by making an extension and counter-extension movements. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • THOMAS REMOVING A FIBRO-CYSTIC TUMOR. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • [Title Page Image] From The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina.


  • View of the Natives and Scenery in Western Africa. From 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.


  • W. H. ROBINSON, a captured colored servant, taking the oath of allegiance, dressed in a Rebel General's uniform, before General Thomas. This was but one of the Union soldiers' jokes played on us. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • [Illustration] From Biography of Rev. David Smith of the A. M. E. Church; Being a Complete History, Embracing over Sixty Years' Labor in the Advancement of the Redeemer's Kingdom on Earth. Including "The History of the Origin and Development of Wilberforce University.".