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History Unbound: Reform 1800-1860

Anti-Slavery and Abolitionist Papers and Collections

The Missing Chapter: Untold Stories of the African American Presence in the Mid-Hudson Valley

Regional integrated education institutions

American Colonization Society

"The American Colonization Society (ACS; in full, "The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America"), ...was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa." (From

Hidden Heritage - the story of Reverend James Murphy

Hidden Heritage Intro

History Unbound Participant Draft Lessons

Participants, Please upload your draft lesson plans here in whatever format you like. Thanks for all the amazing work you've done to make this Teaching with Primary Sources project a success!

Exploring New Amsterdam Through Letters

Library Support for using Primary Sources


Courtesy of the Cornell University Law Library.

"I will be heard!": Abolitionism in America online exhibition

American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and Poe Teacher's Guide

This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.