Recorded Class Sessions

New User Log in to MSU Mediaspace 

    1. Open the MSU MediaSpace URL in your favorite web browser.
    2. Click on either the ‘My Media’ tab or the ‘login’ link in the upper right corner of MediaSpace.
    3. MediaSpace uses Single Sign-On, so at this point if you are already logged in you’ll be taken straight to the ‘My Media’ tab, if not, you’ll be taken to a login page.
    4. At the login page, enter your MSU NetID and Password and click ‘login.’

Once logged in (or if you are a returning user) you will be able to access our unique HST 251 channel using this link to the channel directly. You can also subscribe to the channel for easy access! 

Sources and Datasets

1. Documenting the American South: North American Slave Narratives:

2. African American Mosaic:

3.  Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938,

4. African American Pamphlets Home Page:

5. Voices from the Days of Slavery, Audio Interviews (American Memory, LOC):

6. The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition:

7. Slavery Images:

8. Freedmen and Southern Society Project:

9. Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery Collection:

10. Frederick Douglass National Historic Site-Virtual Museum Exhibit and Tour:

11. Legacy of Slavery in Maryland:

12. The Geography of Slavery in Virginia: Virginia Runaways and Advertisements:

13. Slavery in New York:

14. Freedom on the Move (Cornell University):

15. O Say Can You See: Early Washington, D.C., Law & Family:

16. The Revised Dred Scott Case Collection:

17. Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860:

18. Visualizing Emancipation:

19. Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade:

20. Lowcountry Digital History Initiative:

21. Mining the Dispatch:

22. Race and Slavery Petitions Project:

23. Last Seen: Finding Family after Slavery: