Category Archives: Slavery

Interview with Isabela Morales, Part I

By: Isabela Morales, PhD candidate at Princeton University Hello! Thank you for agreeing to share with Cool@Hoole readers how your research experience in the Division of Special Collections at UA shaped your career. First off, would you mind telling us a bit … Continue reading

Interview with Isabela Morales, Part II

By: Isabela Morales, PhD candidate at Princeton University This post continues a conversation Cool@Hoole began on Monday with Isabela Morales, who did her undergraduate work at the University of Alabama and whose research in the Division of Special Collections in … Continue reading

Interview with Isabela Morales, Part III

By Isabela Morales, PhD candidate at Princeton University This post continues a conversation Cool@Hoole began on Monday with Isabela Morales, who did her undergraduate work at the University of Alabama and whose research in the Division of Special Collections led … Continue reading

Men of Color in the 19th Century

African Americans occupied a wider variety of spaces in the social order of 19th century America than you may realize. Because of the horrors of slavery, there are an uncountable number who, at least individually, are all but erased from the historical … Continue reading

Slave Reward broadside from 1833

By: Ashley Bond, SLIS graduate student The University of Alabama Division of Special Collections acquired the “Reward Broadside for Runaway Slaves” this year from the William Reese Company’s collection of Americana. This 1833 broadside is significant in the early history … Continue reading