North American Slave Narratives at Documenting the American South

About This Resource

The stories of numerous Muslim individuals who were brought as slaves to the United States are available in state and national archives. Omar ibn Said, Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima, Nicholas Said, and Mahommah Gardo Bacquaqua are among those who are the subjects of narratives, images, and published books available in this digital archive. Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture. Currently, DocSouth includes sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs. The University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sponsors Documenting the American South, and the texts and materials come primarily from its Southern holdings.

Source

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “North American Slave Narratives.” Documenting the American South. Available at http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/.

How to Cite This Page

"Muslim Journeys | Item #101: North American Slave Narratives at Documenting the American South", September 24, 2018 http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/101.

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