Some Exhibits to Come – Three Centuries Of Enslavement


A man stands in front of the Djingareyber mosque on February 4, 2016 in Timbuktu, central Mali. 
Mali's fabled city of Timbuktu on February 4 celebrated the recovery of its historic mausoleums, destroyed during an Islamist takeover of northern Mali in 2012 and rebuilt thanks to UN cultural agency UNESCO.
African Peoples Before Captivity
Shackles from Slave Ship Henrietta Marie
Kidnapped: The Middle Passage
Enslaved family picking cotton
Nearly Three Centuries Of Enslavement
Image of the first black members of Congress
Reconstruction: A Brief Glimpse of Freedom
The Lynching of Laura Nelson_May_1911 200x200
One Hundred Years of Jim Crow
Civil Rights protest in Alabama
I Am Somebody! The Struggle for Justice
Black Lives Matter movement
NOW: Free At Last?
#15-Beitler photo best TF reduced size
Memorial to the Victims of Lynching
hands raised black background
The Freedom-Lovers’ Roll Call Wall
Frozen custard in Milwaukee's Bronzeville
Special Exhibits
Dr. James Cameron
Portraiture of Resistance

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Here from the Start: How Africans Helped Europeans Settle the New World

  1. William Tucker, the first African American


At Auction

  1. Way Down Upon the Swanee River: Plantation Life
  2. In the Fields
  3. In the Big House
  4. In the Quarters
  5. Rent-A-Slaves
  6. Skilled Tradesmen


They Too Had Slaves?

  1. Northerners as Slaveholders
  2. Working-class White Slaveholders
  3. Black Slaveholders
  4. Native American Slaveholders


Written by Themselves: Slave Narratives


The Fugitive Slave Laws


The Lives of Free Blacks in America


Great Escapes and Resistance Movements

  1. The Underground Railroad
  2. Rescued in Wisconsin: The Joshua Glover Story
  3. Slave Uprisings in the U.S.A.
  4. The Abolitionists


Black Soldiers in the Revolutionary War


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