Here you will find a collection of links to websites pertaining to slavery, abolition, and their legacies. The links are organized under two broad categories: Institutional Resources and Digital Databases. The former highlight prominent organizations and institutions, while the latter focus on digitized primary source material. The sites featured here represent only a small fraction of the vast amount of material available online and their inclusion does not constitute any special endorsement by Yale or the Gilder Lehrman Center.

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A database of insurance policies on slave property, compiled from the records of present-day insurance companies under a law passed by the California State Legislature. The data includes slave names, slaveholder names, policy information, and government reports.