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Benjamin Lay, c.1681–3 Feb 1759
Artist: William Williams, 1727–27 Apr 1791
Ref # NPG.79.171
Repository: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

Liberia, map
Repository: Central Intelligence Agency, The World Factbook

The Liberator Files
Repository: The Liberator Files

Declaration of the anti-slavery convention. Assembled in Philadelphia, December 4, 1833 … [Philadelphia] Merrihew & Gunn, printers. No. 7 Carter’s Alley [1833].
Digital ID: rbpe 15302600
Repository: Library of Congress

Affidavit of Singweh, an Amistad African, 1839. Digital ID: mssmisc ody0113
Repository: Library of Congress/American Memory

Walker’s Appeal, in Four Articles; Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America, Written in Boston, State of Massachusetts, September 28, 1829. Boston: David Walker, 1830.
Repository: Reproduced by permission of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries, in online collection “Documenting the American South: The North Carolina Experience”

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right. Created/Published between 1860(?) and 1880. Digital ID: cph 3a42877
Repository: Library of Congress/American Memory

Sojourner Truth, three-quarter length portrait, standing, wearing spectacles, shawl, and peaked cap, right hand resting on cane. Created/Published: 1864(?). Digital ID: cph 3c19343
Repository: Library of Congress

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (portrait), leader of the first generation of women’s rights activists. Image ID: Whi-9768.
Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society

Angelina Emily Grimké (1805–1879). Digital ID: cph 3a03341
Repository: Library of Congress

Sarah Moore Grimké (1792–1873). Digital ID: cph 3a03340
Repository: Library of Congress

“Slave Market of America” New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1836 Broadside Rare Book and Special Collections Division (40)
Repository: Library of Congress

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