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American Anti-Slavery Society

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Works: 700 works in 2,330 publications in 1 language and 40,174 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Poetry  History  Bibliography  Newspapers  Juvenile works  Controversial literature  Bibliographies  Almanacs  Fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, isb
Classifications: E449, 326.5
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American slavery as it is; testimony of a thousand witnesses by Theodore Dwight Weld( )

67 editions published between 1839 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of hundreds of African-Americans who lived in bondage are preserved in this powerful 1839 chronicle. Compiled by a prominent abolitionist, the first-person narratives offer an intimate view of the daily lives of slaves, detailing their working and living conditions across many states. A major influence on the writing of Uncle Tom's Cabin, this volume constitutes a valuable historical testament. Dover's edition includes the first-person testimonials which offer an unvarnished glimpse into America's troubled past
The anti-slavery record( )

in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American anti-slavery reporter( )

in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Anti-slavery examiner( )

in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, the Anti-slavery Examiner appealed to the people of the United States to unite with the Society in maintaining common and unquestioned political rights. Appeals were made to Christian women of the South through Biblical quotations to join the cause of the Society. Speeches and letters on anti-slavery were reprinted. Testimony from slaveholders and other material taken mainly from slave state newspapers endeavored to present slavery as it was. Longer articles such as "The Bible Against Slavery", "Emancipation in the West Indies," and correspondence between a South Carolina Congressman and one of the secretaries of the American Anti-Slavery Society pointed out the moral and political arguments against slavery
Quarterly anti-slavery magazine( )

in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Liberty bell( )

in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia by Lydia Maria Child( )

21 editions published between 1860 and 1970 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abolitionist statements in the form of letters addressed to Governor Wise of Virginia on the occasion of John Brown's raid and arrest. Child criticizes Virginia's laws on race, and draws a rebuke from Wise. Included is a letter from John Brown to Child asking for financial help for his family, and an exchange of (hostile) letters between Child and a Virginia woman over the issues of Brown and slavery
The Constitution a pro-slavery compact; or, Extracts from the Madison papers, etc by Wendell Phillips( )

6 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platform of the American Anti-Slavery Society and its auxiliaries by American Anti-Slavery Society( )

23 editions published between 1836 and 1980 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emancipation in the West Indies : a six months' tour in Antigua, Barbadoes [sic], and Jamaica, in the year 1837 by James A Thome( Book )

21 editions published between 1838 and 1969 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National anti-slavery standard( )

in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official weekly newsletter of the American Anti-Slavery Society, founded in 1833 by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan, with Frederick Douglass a key leader. The publication was established in 1840 by Lydia and David Child. With William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, also published by the Society, the Standard was the most influential voice for abolition leading up to the Civil War. Published concurrently in New York City and Philadelphia (1854-1865)
Proceedings of the American Anti-slavery Society at its third decade by American Anti-Slavery Society( Book )

10 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American anti-slavery almanac, for ... : calculated for Boston, New York, and Pittsburgh( )

in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slave's friend( )

in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavery and the internal slave trade in the United States by Theodore Dwight Weld( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom's lyre; or, Psalms, hymns, and sacred songs for the slave and his friends by Edwin F Hatfield( Book )

13 editions published between 1840 and 1969 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No slave-hunting in the Old Bay State: an appeal to the people and legislature of Massachusetts by Wendell Phillips( )

5 editions published between 1860 and 1970 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White slavery in the United States by William I Bowditch( )

17 editions published between 1855 and 1970 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American slavery as it is; testimony of a thousand witnesses
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Alternative Names
American Anti-Slavery Society organisatie uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

American Anti-Slavery Society US-amerikanische Organisation

American Antislavery Society

Amerikanischen Gegensclaverey-Gesellschaft

Anti-Slavery Society

Anti-Slavery Society United States

Sociedad Antiesclavista Estadounidense

Sociedade Antiesclavagista Americana

Societat Antiesclavista Estatunidenca

アメリカ奴隷制反対協会

美国反对奴隶社团

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