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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Freedom
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Freedom
Text 1. The Moment of Freedom
Text 2. Booker T. Washington
Text 3. W.E.B. Du Bois
Text 4. Charles W. Chesnutt
Text 5. Citizens
Text 6. Reconstruction
Text 7. Migration
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7.  Migration
- Benjamin Singleton, Testimony before the U.S. Senate on the "Negro Exodus from the Southern States," 1880, selection
- Norfleet Browne, Letter to the American Colonization Society, 28 Jan. 1880
    Migration   
Links
Singleton: www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/seven/w67singl.htm

Browne: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/freedom/text7/browne.pdf


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Sources


Singleton: PBS

Browne: National Humanities Center


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Supplemental
sites


In Search of Eden: Black Utopias in the West, from History Matters

Black Exodus to Kansas, from the Library of Congress

Migration, from The African-American Mosaic, Library of Congress

Colonization of Liberia, from The African-American Mosaic, Library of Congress

African American History and Literature, 1865-1917: Online Resources



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