Selected Bibliography

Bibliography

Jacobs, Harriet A. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Boston. 1861. ($16.65)

Lyons, Mary E. Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs. Simon Pulse: An Imprint of Simon Schuster Children's Publishing Division. 1996. ($6.99)

Yellin, Jean Fagan. Harriet Jacobs: A Life. New York: Basic Civitas Books, 2004. ($21.00)

Websites

Gilder Lerhman Institute Selected Writings, writing during the war.

Biography and historical information on Harriet Jacobs.

Online version of Incidents.

LearnNC Lesson plan on slave narratives.

LearnNC Digital Textbook re: Louisa Jacobs, Freedmen's School.

Brief biography of Harriet Jacobs.

1864 letter from Harriet and Louisa Jacobs.

Request from son of owner for help in getting a job with the Freedmen's Bureau.

PBS Underground Railroad.

North American Slave Narratives – Documenting the American South.

Fayetteville runaway ad (Joshua).

Newbern runaway ad (Charles Emery).

NC runaway ad (Kirt).

LearnNC primary sources analysis worksheet.