Film, Video Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War Through Reconstruction Slavery and Civil War Through Reconstruction

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About this Item

Title

  • Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War Through Reconstruction

Other Title

  • Slavery and Civil War Through Reconstruction

Summary

  • The book draws on interviews with former slaves in the Library of Congress collections to convey the aspirations, sorrows, courage and hopes of ordinary people living through this period. More than 80 archival images complement the text. Major events covered include the rise of the domestic slave trade, the Emancipation Proclamation and the Republican Congress' Reconstruction policies.

Contributor Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Center for the Book, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2009-02-09.

Subject Headings

  • -  African American History
  • -  Immigration, American Expansion
  • -  War, Military
  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Education

Notes

  • -  Classification: Education.
  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Linda B. Osborne.
  • -  Recorded on 2009-02-09.
  • -  Kids, Families.
  • -  Researchers.
  • -  Teachers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688064

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Credit Line: Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War Through Reconstruction. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-09, 2009. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688064/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Center For The Book, S. B. (2009) Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War Through Reconstruction. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-09. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688064/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War Through Reconstruction. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-09, 2009. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688064/>.