Recently Added Items

Letter, Jack Foster to former Confederate General John McCausland, 1883

Jack Foster. pdf.pdf

This collection contains an 1883 letter written by Jack Foster, a formerly enslaved person who served as a body servant in the 36th Virginia Infantry…

Jeffrey T. Wilson Diary


The 1913 diary of formerly enslaved person Jeffrey T. Wilson. Entries were kept in a Wanamaker's Diary (produced by the department store chain)…

Bill of Sale for Sarah Gudger

ASERL UNCG DLAS Item 3 small.tif

A bill of sale from Burke County for a "a certain negro woman slave named Sarah about twenty years old" believed to be Sarah Gudger. Handwritten ink…