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African American Primary Resources in the Special Collections Research Center: Start Searching Online

Sources found in the University of Kentucky Libraries.

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Search the Kentucky Digital Library.

Also search Explore UK, and the UK Libraries' online catalog, InfoKat.

Terms that may be used in combination with a search topic:

  • slave
  • Colored
  • Afro-American
  • Negro
  • Black
  • African American

(See sample search result below.)

SAMPLE SEARCH RESULT

Sample Search in Kentucky Digital Library

Search term: "slave quarters"

Collection: John Winston Coleman Jr. collection on slavery in Kentucky

One story slave cabin; written on back: "Old slave quarters in rear yeard of 'White Hall' M. Clay's Home. near Richmond, Ky"

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