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All the resources that appear in this unit are gathered here for you—the photographs, maps, objects, audiovisuals, documents, videos, biographies, and vocabulary words. Click on the image below to see a larger view of each resource with more information about each one. On some of the resources you can even zoom in and get a closer look. So go ahead, dive in, and explore. Before you know it, you’ll be thinking like a historian.


Find It! Scavenger Hunt

Can you help Mason find these items on the page and answer the questions?

Photographs & Prints in this Unit:

Colonial New England School
Plantation Slavery
Asking for Charity
Candia School, 19th Century
Nancy Herbert
Herald of Freedom Masthead
Tearing Up Free Papers
Am I Not a Woman and a Sister?
Separating Parents from Children
Slave Quarters
Benjamin Thompson's Farewell
Flora Stewart
A Class Engaged in Reading
Border Settlement
Camp Meeting of Methodists
Religious Revival Meeting
Anti-Slavery Meeting on the Common
The Ladies of Logan
The May Session of the Women's Rights Convention
Freed Slave Escorting Her Children to School
There Goes the Bell
Mary Had a Little Lamb
The New Schoolmistress
Downfall of Abolition (detail)
The Underground Railroad
Hutchinson Family Singers
Expulsion of Negroes and Abolitionists from Tremont Temple
Religious Camp Meeting—An Oldtime Camp Meeting
Get Off the Track
Destruction by Fire of Pennsylvania Hall
Children at School
The First Cotton Gin
Frederick Douglass

Objects in this Unit:

Hannah Foster's Sampler
Sophia Woodbury's Sampler

Documents in this Unit:

Freedom Petition Submitted by Enslaved People to the New Hampshire State Legislature page 1 of 4
Freedom Petition Submitted by Enslaved People to the New Hampshire State Legislature page 3 of 4
Children's Primer Alphabet
Boy's Picture Book, Railroads
Boy's Picture Book, Top and Boat
Children's Primer Drummer Boy
The American Eagle
Runaway Notice for Cato
Caution Poster
A Good Example
Annual Meeting of the New Hampshire Anti-Slavery Society
Frederick Douglass Lecture
A Humble Appeal
Anti-Slavery Petition from Somersworth
Anti-Slavery Petition from New Ipswich
Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society Fundraising Notice
Dover Anti-Slavery Sewing Circle
Anti-Slavery Convention
The North Star Prospectus
The North Star, September 8, 1848
The Slave's Friend
Ona Judge Runaway Notice
The Old Granite State

Videos in this Unit:

Mason Explains: Slavery in the United States
Mason Explains: One-Room Schoolhouses

Biographies in this Unit:

Ona Judge
Sarah Josepha Hale
Franklin Pierce
Nathaniel Peabody Rogers
Hutchinson Family Singers
Armenia White
Harriet Wilson