After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Emancipation Carolinas

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Educator Resources

After Slavery: Educator Resources highlights primary source documents that correlate with specific After Slavery exhibition units. These archival document transcriptions—including excerpts from diaries and letters, government reports, memoirs, handbills, court transcripts, census materials, and newspaper accounts—provide in-depth, first hand insight into different issues and events presented in After Slavery. We encourage educators to use these documents in high school and college/university classroom instruction to help students explore the complex history of the post-emancipation period in the Carolinas. At the end of each document transcription, “Questions to Consider” indicate relevant topics and issues to include in classroom discussion.   


After Slavery: Educator Resources