Online exhibition includes sections on “A New Birth of Freedom,” “The Meaning of Freedom,” and “From Slave Labor to Free Labor”
Emancipation Proclamation at the Library of Congress
Part of the Abraham Lincoln Papers: includes introduction, time line, and gallery of digitized letters by Lincoln
Freedom & Emancipation from the PBS Series Slavery and the Making of America
Online exhibition including an interactive game “Imagining Freedom During and After the Civil War” and original documents (manumission papers, abolitionist pamphlets, speeches, etc.)
Judgment Day from the PBS Series Africans in America documenting the years 1831-1865
Focuses on Antebellum Slavery; abolitionism; fugitive slaves and northern racism; and the Civil War (among other topics)
Online exhibition from the City University of New York, puts emancipation in context with other freedom and rights movements in American history including the struggles for women’s equality, workers’ rights, and gay and lesbian rights.
The Emancipation Proclamation from National Archives and Records Administration
Includes a digitized version of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation read by Lincoln to his cabinet.
New York State Museum’s online exhibition, includes sections on the Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil Rights Movement.
Traces Jim Crow from the time of the Emancipation Proclamation through Brown vs. Board of Education. Includes special sections on personal narratives and on the organizations that upheld and negated the effects of Jim Crow.
Visualizing Emancipation: Interactive Map of the End of Slavery during the Civil War
Allows users to examine emancipation geographically; focusing on themes such as “Abuse of African Americans” and “Fugitive Slaves/Runaways”
Library of Congress Exhibition describing a century of racial segregation (1849-1950) prior to the 1954 Brown decision.