African-American Exploration in West Africa by
Call Number: 916.66 Af83
Publication Date: 2003-11-13
In the 1860s, as America waged civil war, several thousand African Americans sought greater freedom by emigrating to the fledgling nation of Liberia. This book collects the travel diaries of James L. Sims, George L. Seymour, and Benjamin J.K. Anderson, who explored the territory that is now Liberia and Guinea Between 1858 and 1874.