A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in
"Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,
"The Name of War," by Jill Lepore, Random House, 1999.
"Indian Slavery in Colonial Times within the Present Limits of the United States," by Almon W. Lauber, University Press of the Pacific, 2002.
"Five Black Lives: The Autobiographies of
"From African to Yankee: Narratives of Slavery and Freedom in Antebellum New England," edited by Robert J. Cottrol, M.E. Sharpe, 1998
"Before The Mayflower: A History of Black America, Sixth Revised Edition," by Lerone Bennett Jr., Penguin Books, 1988.
"Disowning Slavery, Gradual Emancipation and 'Race' in New England, 1780-1860," by Joanne Pope Melish,
"Black Yankees: The Development of an Afro-American Subculture in 18th Century New England," by William D. Piersen, University of
"The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South," by Kenneth M. Stampp, Knopf, 1956.
"Uncle Tom's Cabin," by
"Roots," by Alex Haley, Doubleday, 1976.
"Africans in America: America's Journey through Slavery," 1998 four-part
"Roots," a 1977 television
"She Stood Alone," 1991 television drama about
"Uncle Tom's Cabin," a 1987 film based on Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1852 novel, and starring
"1776," the 1972 movie version of the musical written by
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition,
National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America
Connecticut Freedom Trail
Connecticut Historical Society
Amistad America, Inc.,
Underground Railroad Initiative
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame,
"Amistad - Give Us Free," a special website by The Hartford Courant and ctnow.com
PLACES OF INTEREST
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford; 860-522-9258; www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org