Based on materials from the nationally acclaimed Black Holocaust Exhibit, Lest We Forget documents the plight of an estimated 100 million Africans, from their rich pre-slavery culture to their enslavement in a foreign land. This book is a collection of stirring historic papers, memoirs, personal effects, and photographs brought to life in a unique three-dimensional, interactive format. Lest We Forget chronicles the unyielding strength of a people who refused to be broken.

Hold in your hands an authentic receipt for a woman sold into slavery.

Examine a newspaper notice for a runaway slave.

Read the original Emancipation Proclamation written by President Lincoln to end slavery.

Slide the lid off a tobacco tin and remove the treasure within—a former slave's freedom papers.
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