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Ross Interview on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case | WWNO

A Negro Policeman (1974.25.25.181) / Credit Historic New Orleans Collection

Michael Ross was interviewed by of  TriPod: NOLA at 300 on his book The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford, 2014):

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Disunion at The New York Times

Launched in 2011, “Disunion revisits and reconsiders America’s most perilous period — using contemporary accounts, diaries, images and historical assessments to follow the Civil War as it unfolded.” The series ended in June of 2016. The full archive of posts is available at the New York Times website.

Posts that might be of interest:

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DIGITAL: Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866

Memories of a Massacre is a digital project and archive exploring the 1866 Memphis race riot. The project is directed by Beverly Greene Bond and Susan O’Donovan, with Andre E. Johnson as Communications Director:

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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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DIGITAL: “Lost Friends” Database: Former Slaves Searching for Kin

Originally posted on Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog:
Two dollars in 1880 bought a yearlong subscription to the Southwestern Christian Advocate, a newspaper published in New Orleans by the Methodist Book Concern and distributed to nearly five hundred preachers, eight hundred post offices, and more than four thousand subscribers in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas. The “Lost Friends” column, which ran from the paper’s 1877… Continue reading DIGITAL: “Lost Friends” Database: Former Slaves Searching for Kin