From Sunrise to Sunset: Beneath the Underground Interns' Essays on Slave Life in Maryland
Part of the internship program at the Maryland State Archives was structured towards original research on how ex-slaves depicted their lives in Maryland before they became free. The following series of essays are the result of the interns' study.



Interracial Relations in Antebellum Maryland (Notes)
by Tanya Hardy

1. Josiah Henson, The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, Now an Inhabitant of Canada, as Narrated by Himself. (Boston: A. D. Phelps, 1849), 4. http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/henson49/menu.html This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

2. Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Written by Himself. (Boston: American Anti-slavery Society, 1845), 18. This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

3. Thomas Foote, interviewed by Federal Writers Project, Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States, from Interviews with Former Slaves, Vol. 15, Kansas, Kentucky, and Maryland Narratives (St. Clair Shores, MI: Scholarly Press, Inc, 1976), 14.

4. Ibid., 14-15; Jabez D. Hammond ed. Life and Opinions of Julius Melbourn; with Sketches of the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, John Randolph, and Several Other Eminent American Statesmen. (Syracuse: Hall & Dickson, 1847), 19. http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/hammond/menu.html This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

5. Hammond, 20.

6. Hammond, 19-20.

7. Leonard Black. The Life and Sufferings of Leonard Black, a Fugitive from Slavery. Written by Himself. (New Bedford: Benjamin Lindsey, 1847), 7.http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/black/menu.html This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

8. John Thompson. The Life of John Thompson, a Fugitive Slave; Containing His History of 25 Years in Bondage, and His Providential Escape. Written by Himself. (Worcester: John Thompson, 1856), 20. http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/thompson/menu.html This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.

9. Ibid., 18.

10. Douglass, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: His Early Life as a Slave, His Escape from Bondage, and His Complete History to the Present Time. (Hartford, Conn.: Park Publishing Co., 1881), 74

11. Ibid., 146.

12. Christopher Phillips. Freedom's Port, The African American Community Of Baltimore, 1790-1860 (University of Illinois Press. 1959), 66.

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