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Starred Kirkus & BookList Review


Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection


Illustration of enslaved person's lost family advertisement

Click the image to the left to visit Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery. 

Every advertisement used in the book is real and can be found on this website.

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Listen and/or read the NPR article "After Slavery, Searching for Loved Ones in Wanted Ads" by Ari Shapiro & Maureen Pao

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Villanova University's feature of Last Seen: Voices from Slavery's Lost Families. 

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Links to the Digital Library on American Slavery, a searchable database  of thousands of records relating to 15 slave states.

Freedom on the Move, a database of fugitives from North American Slavery.

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