Cornell University Library Digital Collections

one of Two Color lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - A Prize Squirt

About the collection

The Gail and Stephen Rudin Slavery Collection consists of newspaper engravings, estate appraisals, wills, legal documents, manumissions, reward for capture of runaway slave advertisements, slave dealer and slave trade manuscripts, correspondence, sheet music, slave taxation records, stereoviews and other records documenting the sale, hire, purchase and debt payment of slaves in 18th and 19th century America.