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Primary Source Sets


     An Act for the gradual abolition of slavery

19th Century African American Voting Rights

Lesson Type: Document Set

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans


     Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman

African American Citizen Action in the 20th Century

Lesson Type: Document Set

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, African Americans


     Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman

African American Citizen Action in the 20th Century

Lesson Type: Document Based Question

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, African Americans

Schuyler to the Committee of Tyron County about Indian Affairs, July 4, 1777

American Revolution Inquiry

Lesson Type: Inquiry

Grade Levels: High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, American Revolution, Children, Women

Petition submitted by residents of the village of Hillburn to the New York State Education Commissioner, 1943

Civil Rights Inquiry

Lesson Type: Inquiry

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Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Will of Rachel Bogardus

Slavery in New York: A Case Study

Lesson Type: Inquiry

Grade Levels: Elementary School, High School, Middle School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil War, Slavery

Worksheets

369th Regiment 'Harlem Hellfighters' Unit Biography, Excerpted from The Ninety-Third Division

369th Regiment 'Harlem Hellfighters' Unit Biography, n.d.

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: High School, Middle School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Affidavit of Revolutionary War service and property by Wait Barret (also spelled Wait Barrit)

Affidavit of War Service of Wait Barret, August 15, 1820

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: American Revolution, African Americans

An Act for the gradual abolition of slavery

An Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery, 1799

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Slavery, African Americans

Annual Report of the M.C. Lawton Club, 1928

Annual Report of the M.C. Lawton Civic and Cultural Club, February 10, 1918

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Women, Civil Rights

Deposition from Bildad Benion of Saratoga that he found the slave enlisted in the Vermont militia

Deposition Regarding Runaway Slave in Vermont Militia, April 20, 1782

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Lesson Topics: African Americans, American Revolution

Governor's proclamation on the assassination of President William McKinley

Governor's Proclamation, Assassination of President William McKinley, 1901

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Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans

Schenectady indenture

Indenture of Matheas Wirgerlin, Schenectady, October 28, 1777

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Lesson Topics: African Americans, American Revolution

The League for Colored Women in Chattanooga, Tennessee

League for Colored Women, Chattanooga, TN, World War I, n.d.

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

National Guard Muster Roll Abstract for World War I, Volume 39, Section J: Johnson, Henry

National Guard Muster Roll Abstract for Henry Johnson, 1917-1919

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: High School, Middle School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Simeon DeWitt's State Map of New York, Military Tract Detail (Onondaga)

Simeon DeWitt, Map of New York, Military Tract, c. 1792

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, American Indians, American Revolution

Blank Worksheets

List of soldiers from Homer, NY killed in action during the Civil War

1865 New York State Census, Soldiers, Homer, Cortland County, April 1861-June1865

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Lesson Topics: African Americans

1880 Census for Pauper and Indigent Inhabitants of Troy, NY

1880 Federal Census, Schedule for Pauper and Indigent Inhabitants of Troy, Rensselaer County

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Lesson Topics: African Americans

369th Regiment 'Harlem Hellfighters' Combat Record, Excerpted from The Ninety-Third Division

369th Regiment 'Harlem Hellfighters' Combat Record, n.d.

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

The Ninety-Second Division

92nd Division Record, June 13, 1921

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

The Ninety-Third Division

93rd Division Record, March 30, 1921

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Broadside. "Warning, Monday, July 16, One Hundred Automobiles"

Adirondack Automobile Tour, "Be Careful!" 1906

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African American Soldiers

African American and White Soldiers and Workers, World War I, c. 1917

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

World War I military service abstract for Albert Jimerson, Army service number 2961492

Albert Jimerson Service Record, World War I, 1919

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: American Indians, African Americans, World War I

An Act relative to slaves and servants

An Act Relative to Slaves and Servants, 1817

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Slavery, African Americans

Electoral College. Appointment of Frederick Douglass by Electors

Appointment of Frederick Douglass to Deliver New York Electoral College Votes to U.S. Senate, 1872

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Daguerreotype. Cazenovia Anti Fugitive Slave Law Convention, 1850.

Cazenovia Anti Fugitive Slave Law Convention, 1850, Daguerreotype

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Lesson Topics: African Americans

Canal Boat Certificate of Good Conduct and Academic Excellence

Certificate of Good Conduct and Academic Excellence, Canal Boat, n.d.

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Lesson Topics: African Americans

Horse Certificate of Good Conduct and Academic Excellence

Certificate of Good Conduct and Academic Excellence, n.d.

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Photograph of Charles Freeman

Charles Freeman, African American Soldier, World War I, c. 1917

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Abstract of muster roll, James C. Spry

Civil War Muster Roll Abstract for James C. Spry, U.S. Colored Troops, c. 1864

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil War, African Americans

Clinton J. Peterson Biography

Clinton J. Peterson, Putman County, World War I, Biography, n.d.

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Photograph of Clinton J. Peterson

Clinton J. Peterson, Putnam County, World War I, c. 1917

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Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Postcard. "Groceries and Provisions", Chittenango Landing

Erie Canal Store at Chittenango Landing, I.J. Northrup proprietor, c. 1900

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"Fort Orange and the Patroon's House", by Len Tantillo

Fort Orange and the Patroon's House (1650), Painting by L.F.Tantillo, 2009

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Lesson Topics: African Americans

George Freeman, Military Registration

George Freeman, 367th Infantry, World War I Military Registration, 1919

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Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Graduation Photograph, St. Stanislaus School, Buffalo

Graduation Photograph, St. Stanislaus School, Buffalo, 1919

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World War I military service abstract for Horace Pippin, Army service number 03722930 Service Record

Horace Pippin, World War I Service Record, 1919

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Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Letter from Hamilton Fish to Franklin Roosevelt

Letter from Hamilton Fish to Franklin Roosevelt, Jan. 1, 1918

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Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Telegram from Hamilton Fish to Franklin Roosevelt

Letter from Hamilton Fish to Franklin Roosevelt, Oct. 4, 1917

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Letter from Hamilton Fish to his father

Letter from Hamilton Fish to His Father, July 18, 1918

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Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Letter from Hamilton Fish to his father

Letter from Hamilton Fish to His Father, May 1, 1918

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Letter from Hamilton Fish to his father

Letter from Hamilton Fish to His Father, Oct. 23, 1917

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Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Letter from Hamilton Fish to Virginia

Letter from Hamilton Fish to Virginia, July 21, 1918

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Letter from Mary A. Young to NYS War Council, Committee on Discrimination in Employment

Letter from Mary A. Young to NYS War Council, Committee on Discrimination in Employment, 1942

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman

Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman, 1937

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter from W.E.B. DuBois to Ferdinand C. Morton

Letter from W.E.B. DuBois to Ferdinand C. Morton, August 29, 1919

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

World War I military service abstract for Levi Jemison, Navy service number 154 38 62

Levi Jemison, World War I Service Record, 1919

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: American Indians, African Americans, World War I

Lunch on Mt. Marcy

Lunch on Mount Marcy, Adirondack Mountains, New York, 1919

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Man Looks for Work, 1917

Man Looks for Work, World War I, November 15, 1917

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Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Photograph. Maris B. Pierce (1811-1874), Seneca Chief.

Maris B. Pierce (1811-1874), Seneca Chief

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National Guard Muster Roll Abstract for World War I. Volume 40, Section P: Pippin, Horace

National Guard Muster Roll Abstract for Horace Pippin, c. 1919

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Printed copy of New York State Constitution of 1777

New York State Constitution of 1777, Excerpt - Property Ownership and Voting

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Second Constitution of the State of New York, Article II

New York State Constitution of 1821, Article II, Voting Rights

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Protestant Church at Dorloo

Photograph of Church Interior

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Proposed constitution of the state of New York, resolutions of February 28, 1868

Proposed Constitution, State of New York, Resolutions of 1868, African American Voting Rights

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Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter - Edward M. Burns to W. W. Durant

Raquette Lake Railway Company Letter, June 27, 1899

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Clifton Mine line

Raquette Lake, Clearing for Electric Lines, Clifton Mine Line, 1941

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Red Cross - Headquarters in the County Court House

Red Cross Headquarters in Albany County Court House, World War I, 1917

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The Reorganization of the New York State Troops in the Federal Service

Report on the Reorganization Of New York Troops in Federal Service, World War I, c. 1919

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Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, World War I

Speech by Elmer Carter, New York State War Council

Speech by Elmer Carter, New York State War Council, 1942

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Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railroad Pass, 1901

St. Lawrence and Adirondack Rail Pass, 1901

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Tavern Keeper’s License, May 6, 1843

Tavern Keeper’s License, Yates County, May 6, 1843

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Trees Cut for Passage of Electric Light Wires, Flushing

Telephone Poles in Flushing

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Testimony of Leslie Levi, Jr. before NYS Assembly Sub-Committee on Affirmative Action

Testimony of Leslie Levi, Jr., NYS Assembly Sub-Committee on Affirmative Action, October 27, 1987

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Reward Certificate of Good Conduct and Academic Excellence

The Good Scholar's Reward Certificate, n.d.

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans

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