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Black History Month: Uncle Tom's Cabin

This guide highlights key figures in Black History and links to resources on Black culture and history.

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Slave Auction

An illustration of a slave auction created by Theodore R. Davis in 1865


The Scourged Back - The furrowed and scarred back of Gordon, a slave who escaped from his master in Mississippi and made his way to a Union Army encampment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863

Uncle Tom and Simon Legree

Down, you dog!' said Legree


Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1811-96