Slavery and Abolition

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The sixteen items presented here are just a sampling of resources relevant to slavery and abolition available in Connecticut History Illustrated. To search for more on particular topics or people, click on the “Search CHI Digital Archive” link in the top menu and enter terms into the search box. Try terms such as “slave,” “slavery,”  abolitionist,” or names of individuals of interest. To narrow your search to focus on a particular topic, person or place in a results list, click on links to the left. From an item record, you can also use the Subjects or Places links to find additional relevant resources.