100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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Sojourner Truth (1797?–1883)

BACKGROUND

Black woman, orator, and former slave, Sojourner Truth traveled throughout the Midwest and New England in the late nineteenth century, speaking out against slavery and working to improve living conditions of black people in the United States.


BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS

Biography section under Truth, Sojourner

305.4209


LOOK UNDER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS IN THE CATALOG (CARD OR COMPUTER)

Truth, Sojourner

Afro-American abolitionists—Biography

Abolitionists—United States—Biography

Abolitionists


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Hine, Charlene, et al., eds. Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, 1993.

Kranz, Rachel. The Biographical Dictionary of Black Americans, 1992.

Ploski, Harry A., and James Williams. The Negro Encyclopedia: A Reference Work on the African American, 1989.

Williams, Michael W., ed. The African American Encyclopedia, 1993.

General encyclopedias


PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Biography Index

EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries

InfoTrac

Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature

WILSONDISC


ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH

Dialog

Internet

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