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Red Thread Movement - Responding to Modern-Day Slavery

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2012, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How do you respond to injustice? Hear how one ACU student used her knowledge of human trafficking to co-found the Red Thread Movement, an organization combating modern-day slavery."
Date: September 17, 2012
Creator: Partridge, Brittany
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning Slavery]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters. The first is to the American colonists in Texas, discussing the sale of slave and the effect of American Indian raids on the colonies. The second letter, to the City Hall, explains the necessity of new colonists, who emigrate during the summer, to sell their slaves in order to survive until the fall.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

United States, North America : Northern limit of slavery in Western States shown by Mason & Dixon's Line.

Description: Map shows Mason and Dixon's line from California to Arkansas, state and territorial boundaries, major cities and towns, areas of Indian habitation, and notable geographical features; Washington, Oregon, Nebraska, Kansas, and Indian territories, New Mexico, Utah, Texas, and California. Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 11,000,000].
Date: [1854..1861]
Creator: W. & R. Chambers Ltd.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, May 6, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, in which Perry offers to sell the land that Sims currently lives on to him for one dollar per acre - to be paid in part with negro slaves at cash price and in part in cash. Perry also informs Sims that the court case involving the land in question has not been decided upon.
Date: May 6, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History