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Additional Reading

Bronwen Everill, Not Made by Slaves: Ethical Capitalism in the Age of Abolition (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2020)

Julie Holcomb, Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016)

Julie Holcomb, "'There is Death in the Pot': Women, Consumption, and Free Produce in the Transatlantic World, 1791-1848"

Carol Faulkner, "The Root of the Evil: Free Produce and Radical Antislavery, 1820-1860" in Journal of the Early Republic, 27 (2007)

Lawrence B. Glickman, "'Buy for the Sake of the Slave': Abolitionism and the Origins of American Consumer Activism" in American Quarterly, 56 (2004), pp. 889-912

Teresa Goddu, Selling Antislavery: Abolition and Mass Media in Antebellum America (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)

Ruth Ketring Nuermberger, The Free Produce Movement: A Quaker Protest Against Slavery (Durham: Duke University Press, 1942)

Joelle Reiniger, "Moral Fibre: Women's Fashion and the Free Cotton Movement, 1830-1860"

Norman B. Wilkinson, "The Free Produce Attack Upon Slavery" in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 66:3 (1942), pp. 294-313

The Colored Conventions Movement: Black Organizing in the Nineteenth-Century ed. by P. Gabrielle Foreman, Jim Casey and Sarah Lynn Patterson (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021)

The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women’s Political Culture in Antebellum America ed. by Jean Fagan Yellin and John C. van Van Horne (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018)

Quakers & Abolition ed. by Brycchan Carey and Geoffrey Plank (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2014)

Shopping for Change: Consumer Activism and the Possibilities of Purchasing Power ed. by Louis Hyman and Joseph Tohill (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017)

Jessica Conrad, "'Polluted Luxuries': Consumer Resistance, the Senses of Horror, and Abolitionist Boycott Literature" in American Literature, 90:1 (2018), pp. 1-26

James Patrick Padilioni, "'For How Could We Do without Sugar and Rum?': The Semiotics of Abolitionist Aesthetics"

Archives and Museums

"Friends Historical Association Collection" in the Philadelphia History Museum

Abolition and Slavery Materials in Haverford College Special Collections