New online exhibit reveals true author of pseudonymously authored slave narrative from South Carolina

Dear Colleagues:

I apologize for this self promotion but in case it might be of interest, I'd like to share the news of a new online exhibit that explores the life of Samuel Williams, a man who survived a South Carolina childhood in bondage to write about it years later in a pseudonymously authored narrative, correctly attributed to him here for the first time. 

News: Remarks Delivered on the Occasion of the Unveiling of Historic Marker Commemorating the 1868 South Carolina Constitutional Convention

Dear All, 

I know some of you will be interested in the following comments from the unveiling of a historical marker in honor of the 1868 South Carolina Constitutional Convention, which was a political landmark in the history of the post-slavery United States. 

Kind Regards, 

David Prior
Editor, H-Slavery
Assistant Professor of History, UNM

Univ. of South Carolina Library Live Tweeting 150th Anniversary of 1868 State Constit. Convention

Dear All,

Some of you will be interested to know that the University of South Carlina Library is live tweeting the 150th anniversary of the 1868 South Carolina constitutional convention, a monumental moment in the post-slavery history of the state.


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