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Wachtel, Dawn,
The Negro and Discrimination in Employment. Ann Arbor, MI: Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Michigan-Wayne State University, 1965.
HD4903 .W23

Waldron, Henry,
Kansas--Lecompton Constitution: Speech of Hon. Henry Waldron, of Michigan: Delivered in the U. S. House of Representatives, March 20, 1858. Washington, D.C.: Buell & Blanchard, Printers, 1858.
F685 .W16

Waldron, Henry,
Modern Democracy Against the Union, the Constitution, the Policy of our Fathers,
and the Rights of Free Labor: Speech of Hon. Henry Waldron, of Michigan, Delivered in
the House of Representatives, April 26, 1860. Republican Executive Congressional Committee, 1860.
E438 .W16

Walker, Jonathan,
Trial and Imprisonment of Jonathan Walker, at Pensacola, Florida, for Aiding Slaves to Escape from Bondage. With an appendix, containing a sketch of his life. Boston, MA: Pub. at the Anti-slavery Office, 1850.
E450 .W192

Walker, Lewis, Benjamin C. Wilson, and Linwood H. Cousins,
African Americans in Michigan. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2001.
E185.93.M5 W35 2001

Wallace, Henry,
Uncle Henry's Own Story of His Life, Personal Reminiscences... Des Moines, IA: The Wallace Publishing Company, 1917-1919.
F621 .W18

Ward, William Ernest Frank,
The Royal Navy and the Slavers: The Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade. New York: Pantheon Books, 1969.
VA454 .W37 1969x

Ward, Samuel Ringgold,
Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro: His Anti-slavery Labours in the United States, Canada & England. London: John Snow, 1855.
E449 .W27

Washburne, Elihu Benjamin,
Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois, and of the Slavery Struggle of
1823-4. Prepared for the Chicago Historical Society. Chicago, IL: Jansen, McClurg, 1882.
F545 .C698

Washington, Booker T.,
An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work. The Original Autobiography Brought Up to Date. Toronto, Ont.; Naperville, IL: J. L. Nichlos & Co., 1901.
E185.97 .W292 1901

Washington, Booker T.,
The Booker T. Washington Papers. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1972.
E185.97 .W274

Washington, Booker T.,
Frederick Douglass. Philadelphia, PA: G. W. Jacobs & Company, 1906.
E449 .D8 1906

Washington, Booker T., W. E. B. DuBois et. al,
The Negro Problem: A Series of Articles by Representative American Negroes of To-day. Incl.: "Industrial Education for the Negro," by B. T. Washington.-"The Talented Tenth," by W. E. B. DuBois.-"The Disfranchisement of the Negro," by C. W. Chesnutt.-"The Negro and the Law," by W. H. Smith.-"The Characteristics of the Negro People," by H. T. Kealing.-"Representative American Negroes," by P. L. Dunbar.-"The Negro's Place in American Life at the Present Day," by T. T. Fortune. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Inc., 1969. Reprint. Originally published: New York: James Patt & Co., 1903.
E185.5 .N39 1969b

Washington, Booker Taliaferro,
The Story of the Negro: The Rise of the Race from Slavery, Vol. 1-2. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909.
E185 .W316 1909

Washington, Booker T.,
Up From Slavery, An Autobiography. New York: A. L. Burt, 1901.
E185.97 .W315 1901

Wayne County Intermediate School District, Assist Center-Information Service,
Negro History and Culture. Detroit, MI: 1968.
Z1361.N39 W3

Weatherford, Willis Duke,
Negro Life in the South: Present Conditions and Needs. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Inc., 1969. Reprint. Originally published: 1915.
E185.6 .W36 1969

Webber, Thomas L.,
Deep Like the Rivers: Education in the Slave Quarter Community, 1831-1865. New York: Norton, 1978.
E443 .W4 1978

Webster, Daniel,
Speech of Hon. Daniel Webster, on Mr. Clay's Resolutions, in the Senate of the United States, March 7, 1850... (On the subject of slavery.) Boston, MA: Redding & Co., 1850.
E423 .W32 1850

Weeks, Herbert Ashley, and Benjamin J. Darsky,
The Urban Aged: Race and Medical Care. Ann Arbor, MI: School of Public Health, The University of Michigan, 1968.
HV1461 .W44

Weeks, Stephen Beauregard,
Southern Quakers and Slavery: A Study in Institutional History. New York: Bergman Publishers, 1968. Reprint of the 1896 edition.
HT1025 .W44 1968

Weld, Theodore Dwight,
The Bible Against Slavery. An Inquiry into the Patriarchal and Mosaic Systems on the Subject of Human Rights. New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, 1838.
E449 .W442 1838x

Wesley, Charles H.,
Ohio Negroes in the Civil War. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press for the Ohio Historical Society, 1962.
E525 .O337 no.6

West, Richard,
Back to Africa: A History of Sierra Leone and Liberia. New York: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1970.
DT631 .W45 1971

Weston, George Melville,
The Progress of Slavery in the United States. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Co., 1969. Reprint. Originally published: Washington, D.C.: The Author, 1857.
E449 .W516 1969b

Weyl, Nathaniel, and William Marina,
American Statesmen on Slavery and the Negro. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1971.
E185.61 .W55

Whaley, Marcellus Seabrook,
The Old Types Pass: Gullah Sketches of the Carolina Sea Islands. Boston, MA: The Christopher Publishing House, 1925.
E185.93.S7 W6 1925

Whittier, John Greenleaf,
The Branded Hand. (Also includes James Russell Lowell's "Lines on Reading of the Capture of Certain Fugitive Slaves Near Washington:" p. 35-36.) Salem, OH: The Anti-slavery Bugle, 1845?
Clarke Files E450 .W63

Wiecek, William M.,
The Sources of Antislavery Constitutionalism in America, 1760-1848. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1977.
KF4545.S5 W53

Wigham, Eliza,
The Anti-Slavery Cause in America and Its Martyrs. London: A.W. Bennett, 1863.
E449 .W65

Wilberforce, William,
A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Addressed to the Freeholders and Other Inhabitants of Yorkshire. London: Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1807.
HT1162 .W5

Wilberforce, William,
Private Papers of William Wilberforce. London: T. F. Unwin, 1897.
DA522.W6 A4

Wiley, Bell Irvin,
Kingdom Coming: The Emancipation Proclamation of September 22, 1862, an Address Delivered at the Chicago Historical Society, September 21, 1962. Chicago, IL: Chicago Historical Society, 1963.
E453 .W67

Wiley, Bell I., ed.,
Slaves No More: Letters from Liberia, 1833-1869. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1980.
DT633.2 .S55

Willey, Austin,
The History of the Antislavery Cause in State and Nation. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Co. 1969.
E441 .W71 1886.

Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society,
Detroit Public Sites Named for Blacks. Detroit, MI: Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society, 1987.
F574.D49 N4845 1987

Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society,
Our Untold Stories: A Collection of Family History Narratives. Detroit, MI: The [Fred Hart Williams Genealogical] Society, 2001.
F574.D49 N477 2001

Williams, George Washington,
History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens; Together with a Preliminary Consideration of the Unity of the Human Family, an Historical Sketch of Africa, and an Account of the Negro Governments of Sierra Leone and Liberia. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1882.
E185 .W69

Williams, Isaac D.,
Sunshine and Shadow of Slave Life. Reminiscences as told by Isaac D. Williams to "Tege" [pseud.]. East Saginaw, MI: Evening News Printing & Binding House, 1885.
E449 .W47

Williams, James,
Letters on Slavery from the Old World; Written During the Canvass for the Presidency of
the United States in 1860. To which are added a letter to Lord Brougham on the John
Brown Raid; and a Brief Reference to the Result of the Presidential Contest, and Its Consequences. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Co. 1969. Reprint. Originally published: 1861.
E449 .W72 1969

Williams, Walter L.,
Black Americans and the Evangelization of Africa, 1877-1900. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1982.
BV3520 .W49 1982

Wilson, Benjamin C., and Lewis Walker,
Black Eden: The Idlewild Community. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2002.
F574.I5 W55 2002x

Wilson, Benjamin Calvin,
Michigan's Ante-bellum Black Haven: Cass County, 1835-1870. (Thesis--Michigan State University.) East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, 1974.
F572.C3 W55 1987x

Wilson, Benjamin C.,
The Rural Black Heritage Between Chicago and Detroit, 1850-1929: A Photograph Album and Random Thoughts. Kalamazoo, MI: New Issues Press, Western Michigan University, 1985.
E185.93.M5 W55 1985

Wilson, Ellen Gibson,
John Clarkson and the African Adventure. London: Macmillan, 1980.
DT516.72.C57 W54

Wilson, Henry,
History of the Antislavery Measures of the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth United-States Congresses, 1861-64. Boston, MA: Walker, Wise, & Company, 1864.
E453 .W75

Wilson, Henry,
History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, v. 1-3. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1872-1877.
E301 .W747

Wilson, Henry,
Territorial Slave Code: Speech of Hon. Henry Wilson, of Massachusetts, Delivered in the Senate of the United States, January 25, 1860. No pub. info.: 1860?
E438 .W56

Wilson, Joseph T.,
The Black Phalanx: A History of the Negro Soldiers of the United States in the Wars of
1775-1812, 1861-'65. Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1888.
E185.63 .W8

Wisconsin Legislature,
Slavery: Resolutions of the Legislature of Wisconsin, Relative to Slavery and the Slave
Trade. Washington, DC: Tippin & Steeter, Printers, 1849.
E338 .W68

Wolcott, Victoria W.,
Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.
F574.D49 N488 2001

Wolf, Eleanor Paperno, et. al,
Change and Renewal in an Urban Community: Five Case Studies of Detroit. New York: Praeger, 1969.
HT177.D4 W6

Women of the Ku Klux Klan,
Constitution and Laws of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan, adopted by first Imperial Klonvocation at St. Louis, Missouri, on the sixth day of January, 1927. Little Rock, AK: H. G. Pugh & Company, 1934.
HS2330.K6 A5 1927

Woodson, Carter Godwin,
The Negro in Our History. Washington, DC: The Associated Publishers, Inc., 1927.
E185 .W89 1927.

Woodward, A.,
A Review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, An Essay on Slavery. Cincinnati, OH: Applegate & Co., 1853.
E449 .S8968

Woolman, John,
Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes. Northampton, MA: Gehenna Press, 1970.
HT871 .W6

Work, Monroe Nathan, comp.,
A Bibliography of the Negro in Africa and America. Reprint of the 1928 edition. New York: Argosy-Antiquarian, 1965.
Z1361.N39 W8 1965

Wright, Philip,
Knibb "the Notorious": Slaves' Missionary, 1803-1845. (Slavery in Jamaica.) London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973.
BV2848.J2 K68

Wright, Richard,
Uncle Tom's Children, Four Novellas. Incl. "Big Boy Leaves Home," "Down by the Riverside," "Long Black Song," & "Fire and Cloud." New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1938.
PS3545.R815 U5 1938x

Wright, Richard,
12 Million Black Voices: A Folk History of the Negro in the United States. New York: Viking Press, 1941.
E185.6 .W9

Wright, Wilbert,
Vocational and Learning Attitudes of Black Students. Offprint. Originally published in: The Journal of College Student Personnel, vol. 12, no. 4 (July 1971).
LC2781 .W85 1971

Writers' Program (VA),
The Negro in Virginia. Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the state of Virginia. Sponsored by the Hampton Institute.
New York: Hastings House, 1940.
E185.93.V8 W7

Wytrwal, Joseph Anthony,
Polish-Black Encounters: A History of Polish and Black Relations in America Since 1619. Detroit, MI: Endurance Press, 1982.
E185.615 .W96 1982