Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803
www.britannica.com [accessed 31 Oct. 2012]: "(born c. 1743, Bréda, near Cap-Fran#231;ais, Saint-Domingue [Haiti]- died April 7, 1803, Fort-de-Joux, France), leader of the Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution, who emancipated the slaves and briefly established Haiti as a black-governed French protectorate."
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project (Golda Meir Library (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries))