- Basker, James G., ed. American Antislavery Writings: Colonial Beginnings to Emancipation. New York: The Library of America, 2012.
- Blight, David W. A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation. New York: Harcourt, 2007.
- Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008.
- Drescher, Seymour. Abolition: A History of Slavery and Antislavery. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
- Jeffrey, Julie Roy. Abolitionists Remember: Antislavery Autobiographies and the Unfinished Work of Emancipation. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
- Newman, Richard S. The Transformation of American Abolitionism: Fighting Slavery in the Early Republic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
- Reynolds, David S. John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.
- Stewart, James Brewer. Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2008.
Slavery by Another Name
- Blackmon, Douglas A. Slavery by Another Name. New York: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2008.
- Daniel, Pete. The Shadow of Slavery: Peonage in the South, 1901–1969. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1990.
- Lichtenstein, Alex. Twice the Work of Free Labor: The Political Economy of Convict Labor in the New South. London: Verso, 1996.
- Mancini, Matthew J. One Dies, Get Another. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1996.
- Oshinsky, David M. Worse than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.
The Loving Story
- Botham, Fay. Almighty God Created the Races: Christianity, Interracial Marriage, and American Law. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
- Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954–63. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.
- Caro, Robert A. The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. 3: Master of the Senate. New York: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2003.
- Dailey, Jane Elizabeth, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, and Bryant Simon. Jumpin’ Jim Crow: Southern Politics from the Civil War to Civil Rights. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.
- Hamilton, Daniel W., and Alfred L. Brophy, eds. Transformations in American Legal History: Essays in Honor of Professor Morton J. Horowitz. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
- Levine, Ellen. Freedom’s Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories. New York: Putnam, 2000.
- Arsenault, Raymond. Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006 (Abridged Edition, 2011).
- Etheridge, Eric, Roger Wilkins, and Diane McWhorter. Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders. New York: Atlas & Co., 2008.
- Farmer, James. Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement. Fort Worth: TCU Press, 1998.
- Lewis, John. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998.
- Silver, Carol Ruth. Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2014.
The National Endowment for the Humanities
- For more information about the National Endowment for the Humanities, visit: http://www.neh.gov
- For more information about Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, visit: http://www.neh.gov/humanities
- For more information about the National Endowment for the Humanities’ project, EDSITEment, visit: http://edsitement.neh.gov
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
- For more information about the resources of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, visit: http://www.gilderlerman.org
- For timelines, general articles, primary sources, virtual tours, maps, biographies and events, photo galleries, teachers guides, further reading lists, books related to The Abolitionists, visit: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/further-reading/abol...
- For educational resources for The Abolitionists from American Experience, visit: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/abolitionists/
- For further information on the topics discussed in The Abolitionists, visit: EDSITEment http://edsitement.neh.gov
- To download teacher’s guides for The Abolitionists, visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/teachers-resources/a...
- For scholarly essays and primary sources related to abolitionists and the end of slavery, visit: http://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/national-expansion-and-refor...
Slavery by Another Name
- For more information about the film, interactive timelines and maps, themes, history, and how to purchase a copy of the book and film Slavery by Another Name, visit: http://www.pbs.org/sban.
- To download Slavery by Another Name classroom activity guides and other educational materials, visit: http://www.pbs.org/tpt/slavery-by-another-name/classrooms/
- To share your story with Slavery by Another Name, email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Loving Story
- For more information about The Loving Story, visit: http://lovingfilm.com
- For more resources for The Loving Story, visit: http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/the-loving-story/detail/resources.html
- For more information about Freedom Riders, visit: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/
- For the companion website to Freedom Riders, visit: http://freedomriders.facinghistory.org/
- For information on the traveling panel exhibition based on Freedom Riders, visit: http://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/traveling-exhibitions
General Civil Rights History Websites
- Civil Rights Movement Veterans, http://www.crmvet.org/
- National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/
- History Channel, “Civil Rights Movement,” http://www.history.com/topics/civil-rights-movement
- John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, “Civil Rights Movement,” http://www.jfklibrary.org/JFK/JFK-in-History/Civil-Rights-Movement.aspx
- National Park Service, “Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement,” http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/
- Library of Congress, “The Frederick Douglass Papers,” http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/doughtml/doughome.html
- Library of Congress, “The African-American Mosaic,” http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/afam005.html
- Colonial Williamsburg, http://www.history.org/