Browse Collections (15 total)

Harriet Tubman Monuments

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The monuments and memorials in the section commemorate the extraordinary achievements of the abolitionist and women’s rights activist Harriet…

Contributors: Renée Ater

USCT Monuments

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The monuments and memorials in this section honor the vital contributions of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) in the Union victory during the…

Contributors: Renée Ater

Underground Railroad Monuments

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The memorial and monuments in this collection are dedicated to the Underground Railroad, an organized network of routes and safe houses that…

Contributors: Renée Ater

Slavery Monuments in the Caribbean

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Slavery Monuments in Europe

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Slavery Monuments in Africa

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Monuments and memorials to the transatlantic slave trade in West and East Africa are included in this collection. Memorialization efforts from Senegal…

Contributors: Renée Ater

Slavery Monuments in Mexico, Central America, and South America

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Sojourner Truth Monuments

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The monuments in this collection address the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth, the tireless abolitionist, feminist, and brilliant orator. Truth…

Contributors: Renée Ater

Frederick Douglass Monuments

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Frederick Douglass (c. February 1818—February 20, 1895), one of the most brilliant orators of his generation, worked ceaselessly for the cause of…

Contributors: Renée Ater

Cemeteries and Memorial Parks

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This collection is just a fraction of the burial sites dedicated to enslaved persons, "contrabands," and freed persons. Many of these cemeteries and…

Contributors: Renée Ater