Documenting the American South (DocSouth), a digital publishing initiative sponsored by the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture.
The Abolition Project : Olaudah Equiano
The book Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841 and Rescued in 1853 can be accessed freely from the University of North Carolina's site Documenting the American South.
American Memory is the Library of Congress's gateway to primary source documents on American history and culture. There are hundreds of collections available online: use the Collection Finder to begin your search.You can browse the collection by topic, by time period, can browse collection by format like maps, motion pictures photos, manuscripts and by place.
Slaves and Courts 1740-1860
Digital Schomburg: The New York Public Library provides access to full text of 52 published works by black women writers from the late 18th to the early 20th century. Browse by title, author, or type of work: fiction, poetry, biography and autobiography, and essays.