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PBS LearningMedia: The Abolitionist Map of America

PBS LearningMedia: The Abolitionist Map of America

PBS’s trademark documentary series, American Experience, has partnered with HistoryPin to use this digital platform to tell the story of abolitionists. Using an interactive map populated with over 1,000 unique historical photographs, archival materials and video clips pinned to locations, explore the diverse stories of the many people involved in one of the most important civil rights crusades in America in the 19th century. The Abolitionist Map of America brings events from the past to life and integrates them into the present-day street view of that same location, showing how a significant place has changed over time. Walking tours of Boston, Charleston, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia can be experienced by users virtually on the Web or spontaneously as they walk through the city.

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