Explore and search the Library of Congress Digital Collections to find primary source and historical resources that you can access from any computer. The selections below highlight the types of materials available through these resources related to anti-slavery and Underground Railroad activity.
Search the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Online Catalog for a name, location, or subject.
You can also search for or browse albums and collections, such as the Civil War era Emily Howland photograph album, featuring portraits of abolitionists, politicians, soldiers and teachers.
The Library's manuscript collections provide primary source research materials related to important individuals involved in anti-slavery and Underground Railroad activity.
Search the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division's digitized map collections to provide historical context for your ancestors and their communities.
Historic newspapers provide important content for historical and genealogical research.