About the project: “Black Loyalist is a repository of historical data about the African American loyalist refugees who left New York between April and November 1783 and whose names are recorded in the Book of Negroes. In this first stage, the site concentrates on providing biographical and demographic information for the largest cohort, about 1000 people from Norfolk Virginia and surrounding counties.” Explore the project: Black … Continue reading DIGITAL: Black Loyalist
From 2011, Cassandra Pybus on using The Book of Negroes and the digital resource Black Loyalists:
Explore the story of the abolitionist movement in America through our interactive map. Dozens of museums, institutions and PBS stations have partnered with American Experience to bring you archival images, documents and videos related to abolitionism.
The Amistad Research Center recently unveiled four new digital collections in the Tulane University Digital Library/Louisiana Digital Library, including one on the Amistad case:
Jessica Millward, “Black Women’s History and the Labor of Mourning,” Souls 18 (2016): 161- 165
Millward on mourning and doing histories of enslaved and free women of African descent:
Lisa Y. Henderson is a researcher — and descendant — of North Carolina’s free people of color. She runs a genealogy blog at http://www.scuffalong.com which features archival material on her work in history and genealogy:
The American Historical Review and Past & Present have joined forces to publish a joint, virtual special issue reviewing historiographic debates related to slavery and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World.
Erica Moiah James on Louis Rigaud’s portrait of Toussaint Louverture: