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DIGITAL: The Abolitionists Map of America

via Amistad Research Center:

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.

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Letter from "A friend to the oppressed," January 1841, Amistad Research Center

DIGITAL: Slavery and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Amistad Case | Amistad Research Center

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:

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Apsilla (or Apsaline) “Appie” Ward Hagans | as shown on Scuffalong

DIGITAL: Scuffalong – North Carolina Free People of Color

Apsilla (or Apsaline) “Appie” Ward Hagans | as shown on Scuffalong
Apsilla (or Apsaline) “Appie” Ward Hagans | as shown on Scuffalong | More here: https://scuffalong.com/2014/03/16/appie-ward-hagans/

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:

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ARTICLES/JOURNAL: Special Joint Issue on Slavery and Anti-Slavery in the Atlantic world

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.

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[Susie Sharpe Family]" in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (P077), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. As seen here: http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nc_post/id/774/rec/8

ARTICLE/JOURNAL/DIGITAL: Social Text Special Issue on Slavery, Freedom, and the Archive

[Susie Sharpe Family]" in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (P077), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. As seen here: http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nc_post/id/774/rec/8
[Susie Sharpe Family]” in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (P077), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. As seen here: http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nc_post/id/774/rec/8

Special Issue of Social Text (33:4, 2015) on “The Question of Recovery: Slavery, Freedom, and the Archive,” including a roundtable on slavery, mapping, and the digital humanities. Guest edited by Laura Helton, Justin Leroy, Max A. Mishler, Samantha Seeley, and Shauna Sweeney

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"The Maroons in Ambush on the Dromilly Estate in the parish of Trelawney, Jamaica". The painting was doine be by F. C. Bourgoin and engraved by J. Merigot. It was published by J. Cribb (London, 1801). The dedication reads: "To the Honble Genl. Walpole, this plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, Robt. Cribb." Found here: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/carviews/t/022ktop00000123u05900000.html

PODCAST: Brown on “Designing Histories of Slavery for the Database Age”

"The Maroons in Ambush on the Dromilly Estate in the parish of Trelawney, Jamaica". The painting was doine be by F. C. Bourgoin and engraved by J. Merigot. It was published by J. Cribb (London, 1801). The dedication reads: "To the Honble Genl. Walpole, this plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, Robt. Cribb." Found here: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/carviews/t/022ktop00000123u05900000.html
“The Maroons in Ambush on the Dromilly Estate in the parish of Trelawney, Jamaica”. The painting was doine be by F. C. Bourgoin and engraved by J. Merigot. It was published by J. Cribb (London, 1801). The dedication reads: “To the Honble Genl. Walpole, this plate is with permission respectfully dedicated by his obliged and obedient servant, Robt. Cribb.” Found here: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/carviews/t/022ktop00000123u05900000.html

 

Vincent Brown interviewed by MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing on doing histories of slavery and digital history:

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